Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 1, 2009
THERE WAS THIS TEACHER...
Eric Butterworth once told about a college professor who had his sociology class go into the Baltimore slums to get case histories of 200 young boys. The students were asked to write an evaluation of each boy’s future. In every case the students wrote, "He hasn’t got a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009
64% of U.S. adults believe teaching is one of the most important jobs in America today; 20% disagree. The same survey found 80% of adults say their teachers were at least somewhat important in shaping the direction of their lives. 39% say teachers were very important in that
JESUS. THE TEACHER
Of all the responsibilities and great offices that Jesus filled, His being a teacher rated near the top, if not at the top. When He gave the Sermon on the Mount, He seated Himself and His disciples came to Him: and He opened His mouth and taught them.
Let us think of the
Contributed by Michael Walther on May 24, 2011
THE ILLITERATE TEACHER
It’s foolish to be a pretender. Just ask John Corcoran. John never learned to read in elementary school. Somehow the teachers just kept passing him along. When he got to high school he became at expert at cheating. He turned in other people’s work. He said he
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 27, 2012
A school teacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the first day of the term, still with the cast under his shirt, he found himself assigned to the toughest students in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2013
A TEACHER WITH MORALS
It's a true story; only the names have been changed to protect the embarrassed.
Little Tommy attended first grade Sunday School faithfully. He loved his teacher, Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Smith told great Bible stories, and she would always end the story by saying, "And, boys
Contributed by Steve Miller on Mar 16, 2008
The teacher was testing the children in his Sunday school class to see if they understood the concept of getting to heaven. He asked them, "If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would that get me into Heaven?" "NO!" the children answered. "If I
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
SENDING A TEACHER TO A DYING BOY
There was a school system in a large city that had a program that helped children in the hospital keep up with their homework. One day a teacher who was assigned to that program received a routine call asking her to visit a particular. She took the child’s name
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
SCIENCE TEACHERS AND CREATIONISM
Teachers ultimately hold the final word on what is taught in the classroom, and 16% all U.S. science teachers are creationists, finds to a Penn State Study. While a majority of teachers surveyed said they spent at least 3 to 10 classroom hours covering evolution,
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 16, 2009
Judson Cornwall was a prominent teacher in the charismatic renewal in the sixties, seventies and eighties. He said a major facet of Israelite worship was gift giving. Three times God discussed the compulsory feast that His covenant people were to attend and all three times He commanded that they
Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 15, 2009
The Teacher by Leslie Pinckney Hill
Lord, who am I to teach the way
To little children day by day,
So prone myself to go astray?
I Teach them KNOWLEDGE, but I know
How faint they flicker and how low
The candles of my knowledge glow.
I teach them POWER to will and do,
But only now
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 26, 2010
FALSE TEACHER: BERNIE MADOFF
Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is a former stock broker, investment adviser, non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of what has been described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history. Madoff was a prominent philanthropist[who
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test first before presenting the
Contributed by Troy Mason on Feb 6, 2002
The Pharisees and teachers of the law competed with one another in strictness. They had atomized God’s law into 613 rules and bolstered these with 1,521 emendations (Yancey 132).
We can see the length to which this went from the following facts. For many generations the Scribal Law was never
Contributed by Mark Hensley on May 11, 2002
A teacher asked a boy this question: “Suppose your mother baked a pie and there were seven of you—your parents and five children. What part of the pie would you get?” “A sixth,” replied the boy. “I’m afraid you don’t know your fractions,” said the teacher. “Remember, there are seven of you.”
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 13, 2002
The teacher of the earth science class was lecturing on map reading.
After explaining about latitude, longitude, degrees and minutes the teacher asked,
"Suppose I asked you to meet me for lunch at 23 degrees, 4 minutes north latitude and 45 degrees, 15 minutes east longitude . . .?"
Contributed by Ron Crow on Mar 7, 2003
A school teacher who was bypassed for a promotion went to her administrator and complained, “I have twenty years of experience, and you promoted someone who had only been teaching five years.” The administrator replied, “No, you don’t have twenty years of experience. You have one year of experience
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 26, 2003
Many of us can remember when we were in grade school how whenever the teacher had to leave the classroom for some reason, she would always tell the class to, “Be quiet and study!” However we also remember that as soon as she left the room, the paper wads would begin to fly! Erasers would be flung
Contributed by Jim Kane on May 25, 2004
The Sunday School teacher was extremely enthusiastic. She looked at the class of four-years olds and asked this question: “Does anyone know what today is?”
A little girl held up her finger and said, “Yes today is Palm Sunday.” “That’s fantastic!” the teacher replied. “Does anyone know what next