Our earthly assignments are connected to our eternal purpose. It is with this understanding that I wrote this piece about the clear nexus of our faith in Christ and education. We invite the Lord to help us to see how we can truly build our faith muscle through our educational journey. I hope this read encourages and inspires you to seek the Lord as you pursue your own educational path. 
[Andrea Reyes Ramirez, PhD, Executive Director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC]

I am the mom of two young daughters, and education is rarely far from my mind. I’m a product of both public and private school. My mom homeschooled my brothers, and my husband and I are a founding family for a public charter school. It is no secret: Our family loves education.

In Luke 10:27, Jesus reminds us that we are called to love the Lord our God withall of our minds. When I was in graduate school, the Lord illuminated my heart to understand this verse more deeply. I realized that to love him with all my mind meant that I needed to approach studying, test-taking, listening to and receiving feedback from my professors, and writing papers with an entirely different attitude. I needed to view these seemingly earthly assignments with eternal purpose. These assignments were more than mere activities. Each one was a call to worship. Similar to how I viewed…Read entire article, “Education Can Build Our Faith” here: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2015/august-web-only/education-can-build-our-faith.html