Â The Marks of a Christian Scholar: A Vocational Description (Part Three)
Mark Eckel, ThM PhD, Professor of Leadership, Education & Discipleship
Capital Seminary & Graduate School, Washington, D.C.
By guiding attention we take in our hands the key
to the formation and the development of personality and character. — Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky
My first stint as an educator was chosen by a four letter word: time.
My training was in pastoral studies. But I was being offered a position as a high school teacher in a Christian school. Should I become a teacher, something for which I was not trained? I made my decision based on time.
I asked myselfÂ how much influence could I have within a certain amount ofÂ time? Teaching five times a week for 45 minutes a day over 180 days a year equalsÂ 135 hoursÂ per year.
But discipleship was the key to my decision. [Read more…] about “Time” to be imitated?