Perseverance and Trials

Dear Christian Educators members and friends, I hope and pray that this edition will encourage you to allow the Holy Spirit to guide and direct your path as you persevere through the inevitable difficulties of life. The book of James says, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many […]

Perception vs. Reality

Welcome members and colleagues of Christian Educators to the 2023 school year!  Our wish and desire is for you to have the most beneficial and satisfying semester you have ever experienced in your educational career. My goal in this edition of Piccolo Lessons is to share one of our member’s stories and show how their […]

Walking in His Power into the New Year

I hope at the writing of this month’s edition of Piccolo’s notes you are having a smooth ending to the first semester of the 2022-23 school year. I would imagine you have had some very bright spots mixed in with some difficult times where you had to fully rely on God’s infinite and divine power. […]

Godly Wisdom in Our Everyday Lives

I hope at the writing of this month’s edition of Piccolo Lessons, all of you are finding thanks and peace in both your careers and family relationships. We are entering into a time of appreciation and thanks for all we have, and for what God continues to provide for us. In this short, but hopefully […]

The Blessing of Humility for Educators

I hope and pray that at the writing of this month’s edition of Piccolo Lessons you are at peace and enjoying the calling and position where God has placed you. During my conversations over the last year with many of our members, I have sensed at times a feeling of uncertainty and disappointment in their […]

Piccolo Lessons – September 2022

It is my pleasure to introduce you to a new monthly feature, written by one of our Educational Consultants, David Piccolo (click the button at the bottom of this page to see his bio). David is one of our experts who responds with prayer, wisdom, coaching, and help when our members contact us. I am […]

An Important Victory for Christian Educator Freedoms!

At Christian Educators, we have been monitoring the case of Coach Kennedy for several years. With his recent victory at the Supreme Court, we are pleased to present guidance on what this case means for public school educators. I am grateful for this wisdom from Dr. Clint Elliott, the chairman of our Christian Educators Board […]

Christian Educators bringing the compassion of Jesus to Ukrainian refugees

New update Apr 5, 2022 About the campaign Mar 29, 2022 Have you wanted to help with the suffering of Ukrainians, but weren’t sure how? I would like to invite you, as a Christian educator, to come alongside other Christian educators who are providing critical help to Ukrainian refugees. I often get asked about the “I” in […]

Responding to Challenges Like Jesus Would

Responding to Challenges Like Jesus Would with David Schmus, Elizabeth Schmus, and Heather Kohnen of CEAI Chuck Swindoll famously said, “Life is 10% what happens to me, and 90% how I react to it.” At CEAI, we see a common pattern: educators who want to be used by God in their schools suddenly find themselves […]

Washington Education Watch, April, 2021

The most recent chapter in the effort to prescribe a nationwide history and/or civics curriculum for students began in 2020 with the release of the New York Times 1619 Project, which was developed to reframe the traditional narrative of American history around the history of slavery in the United States. President Trump reacted to the 1619 Project […]