Teaching as a Spiritual Discipline

By Ian Mosley, Instructor of Latin, School of the Ozarks When I was a fairly new-minted Christian, I was introduced to the concept of spiritual disciplines by the writers Dallas Willard and Richard Foster. Particularly Foster’s Celebration of Discipline helped me enter imaginatively into the role that practices and habit play in spiritual formation. In a culture like ours that values spontaneity and authenticity, it … Continue reading Teaching as a Spiritual Discipline

School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details (2018 Conference Presentation)

The following is one of the sessions from our 2018 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO. The full collection of presentations can be found at https://theclassicalthistle.com/2018-conference/. School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details                                                             Bruce Williams, Grace Classical Academy; Kim Mewes, The Oaks Classical Christian Academy We have a tendency to overlook the little … Continue reading School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details (2018 Conference Presentation)

Nexus Notes – November 24th, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Bullet Trains & Birds – Not a huge Vox fan, but this video is fascinating – Japan’s famous bullet trains had a problem: they were extremely loud. Pressure waves while exiting tunnels at high speeds caused a shockwave … Continue reading Nexus Notes – November 24th, 2017