Why Don’t They Just Learn English?
On June 18, 2014 By Rachel Haltiwanger
I used to think I loved and understood immigrants. I taught ESL in the States to immigrant and refugee children during the day and helped with free ESL classes for their parents at night. I volunteered with refugee youth groups and activities and lived in a neighborhood with a high immigrant population. I had taken […]Continue Reading →
Unexpected Ways to Teach English- and Love Your Neighbor
On October 30, 2013 By Victor King
Recently, I wrote about how teaching English is a significant way you can share your power, your life, and perhaps even the Gospel. But even if you are unable to commit to teaching English in a classroom setting, you can still teach through personal relationships! Here are a few examples, […]Continue Reading →
English Speakers: Share Your Power
On October 28, 2013 By Victor King
If you can read this, you have power. English is the language of power in many contexts around the world. In the US, the UK, and Australia, it’s the common language of society, but it’s also the language of much business and internet activity the world over. Here’s the […]Continue Reading →
Where Does English Teaching Fit in God’s Big Story?
On September 28, 2012 By Victor King
Now more than ever, people are learning English as their second, third or fourth language. English has become a lingua franca, much like Koine Greek was in Christ’s day. A recent estimate places the total number of English speakers well above 1.5 billion, with less than a third of those being native speakers. […]Continue Reading →