Reprinted with permission from HORIZON: Journal of the National Religious Vocation Conference, www.nrvc.net.
IN PREPARATION FOR MY SECOND YEAR of teaching, I hung up a metal street sign in my classroom. “God at Work,” it read. At the time I gave it little thought.
I have since come to appreciate this sign in a profound way. I sometimes stare at it in the middle of a lesson or at the end of a long day. It is an important reminder. While my teacher training program taught me how to teach, and my Basic Skills Test scores proved I was competent to teach, my high school religion classes have slowly revealed to me the hearts of young people. more