As recently as two years ago I came to terms with the idea that I might have the ability to teach others. Can you see that I haven’t fully come to terms with this concept? I mean, doesn’t it seem pretty presumptuous to call yourself a teacher? Doesn’t it imply wisdom and understanding beyond that of the students? The Lord took me on the journey to become a Precept Bible study leader after about 6 years of studying Precept courses. I must say it has been an amazing blessing and it is indeed humbling. I am often “teaching” women who are twice my age so it is hard still to call myself a “teacher.” Often I get around it by calling myself a “leader of discussion” and to be quite honest, that is how I approach “teaching” the Bible.
But, having a baby makes you a teacher whether you like it or not. (more…)