Please, doubt your faith

I have often thought and written that my path to faith was one of doubt and return. People who have never doubted their faith strike me as either incredibily blessed or, more likely, lacking in intellect to actually consider such questions. I do not believe there is any value in believing in God simply because … Continue reading Please, doubt your faith

Man-to-man teaching?

Why is it that teachers are assigned to class groups and not individual students? Would it not be possible for teachers, at least at the primary school level, to work with groups of individual students rather than focus on specific years? Perhaps this would provide great continuity and personalisation of education. Or perhaps there is … Continue reading Man-to-man teaching?

10,000 families – Syrian refugees, sheltered by American faith communities

We have a remarkable opportunity. Today in America there are three social issues which, though they are rarely discussed together, can all be addressed by a simple act of kindness. 4.2 million Syrian refugees living outside the country, of which only 130 thousand (less than 4%) have been offered permanent resettlement in other countries. To … Continue reading 10,000 families – Syrian refugees, sheltered by American faith communities