Teaching

The Self-Reflective Teacher in Christian Ministry

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It's true for nurses, plumbers, seminary professors, and workers of all kinds: some of the most promising approaches to our work come to us after a day that didn't go so well. As we walk or drive home, cook supper, and tuck our children in bed, we ponder how we could have done it better. Some of the best cures for a dry spell in our work often come from a co-worker who arrives at work with the words, "You know, last night I was thinking about our common challenge, and I wonder if we might...."