Thursday, July 20, 2017

‘Education’

The Snowflake Identity Crisis in Education

Monday, July 3, 2017 19:45

. .   by the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro We are witnessing a major identity crisis in education.  There are blizzards falling or hazards rising and piling up all over our nation as “SNOWFLAKES” are protesting at various colleges across our nation.  Particularly this is so, as the more conservative ...

Student Loans and the Dependent Mentality

Sunday, June 4, 2017 21:18

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro The dependent mentality in America, it can be argued, can be a form of slavery.  It is created by the mental attitude that the government owes college students financial support for their post-secondary education. However, it carries on as these former ...

Education and the Victimhood Mentality

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 22:44

. . By the Rev Dr. Joe Renfro, EdD . There is education, and often very much in contemporary American education is being coupled with a victimhood mentality.   Various minority groups are crying out particularly from the platforms of academia, our colleges and universities, that they or a ...

Education from and to the Revision of History

Monday, April 10, 2017 20:57

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro The meaning of history in contemporary American education has changed from what it once was to becoming a form learning directed toward developing minds into a thinking which is in accord with what many want to happen.  Change has been escalating ...

Education and Political Activism

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 22:56

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro Throughout much of the Western World in many of our educational institutions from colleges, and even in the secondary schooling, there is the call for political activism.  It basically rotates around what can be called “quasi-truth,” which when analyzed is from ...

The Counseling of Homosexuals Should Not Neglect Educating to the Facts

Sunday, February 5, 2017 21:07

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro In an article from the WorldNet Daily entitled, “Counselor ordered to argue for homosexuality,” it brings out that counselors must not seek to help homosexual clients change their homosexual orientation in counseling sessions, but they must offer only “gay affirmative” arguments.  ...

The Educational Message of Christmas

Sunday, January 1, 2017 23:39

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro Christmas is the day that Christendom has chosen to celebrate the birth of Christ. The exact time is not important so much as the fact that he came, so to debate about the actual date, month, or time of the year ...

Educating for Revolution or Revolution in Education

Sunday, December 4, 2016 16:26

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro Rudyard Kipling, who received the Nobel Prize in 1907, the first Englishman to receive that prize, believed very much in spreading justice, adherence to the law, and Christian enlightenment in faraway lands.  His slogan for learning was: “I keep six honest ...

Educating to Discern Between the Lesser of Two Evils

Thursday, November 3, 2016 14:54

. .   By the Rev. Joe Renfro, Ed.D. We don’t always have the opportunities of discerning between absolute truth and absolute falsehood.  Sometimes the discernment between right and wrong, good and bad, is in the matter of degree, and to be able to grow in wisdom and understanding, we ...

Education and Patriotism

Sunday, October 9, 2016 17:15

. . By the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro . San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, as he said he was doing to protest what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.  He ...