". . . in the classroom, in Sunday School . . . in the home. . . or in a business environment. . . "

Right motives in teaching

What makes an individual a good teacher? Above all, right motives. Also, such things as the ability to express oneself clearly and demonstrate one's knowledge of a subject, the ability to evaluate learning perceptively and fairly, the ability to encourage and inspire others to learn, and an unquenched desire to learn oneself. Whether we do our teaching in a classroom, in Sunday School, in the home to our own children, or in a business environment, these qualifications can be gained by each of us through an understanding of Christian Science.

Mrs. Eddy, the Founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist, was a good teacher, as one might expect a successful religious leader to be. Regarding motives for teaching she states, "Love for God and man is the true incentive in both healing and teaching."Science and Health, p. 454;

What Christ Jesus' career means to us
January 30, 1978

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