7 Questions about the Coronavirus that Point Us to God

7 Questions about the Coronavirus that Point Us to God

Photo credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NIV) The more I learn about the coronavirus pandemic the more I...

Why Every Educator Needs to Run a Marathon

I am a marathoner. I just earned that title after running the Chicago Marathon last month. What was my time? I finished. Anyone who seeks to understand American public education needs to run at least one marathon. Yes, pounding the payment for 26.2 miles is painful,...

We Need More Ed Policymakers like Fred Rogers

I was probably about 4 or 5 when it happened. It is my earliest memory of getting angry and punching somebody. I was sitting in my living room, minding my own business, watching "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" on our black and white box TV with the rabbit-ears antennae....


“How to Cross the Street on Race and Take a Restorative Approach to Discipline,” Teach 4 the Heart podcast, Aug, 12, 2019

Successful Women,” Our Truth Today with Faren D’Abell, July 7, 2019

“Bringing Jesus to School,” on Equipped with Chris Brooks, Moody Radio, April 22, 2019


Why Prayer Is Still Public Schools’ Best Hope

The founder of Teachers Who Pray calls public education “America’s biggest mission field.”

Straight Up Conversation: Teachers Who Pray Founder Marilyn Rhames

Teachers Who Pray [TWP] is a network of educators who believe in the power of God to transform all schools—public or private—from the inside out.

Journalist Pursues A Teaching Career In Chicago

For education blogger and charter school Alumni Relations Manager Marilyn Rhames, the goal is to make sure all 123 alumni students from her charter school graduate from 45 different high schools.

Teacher on a mission

Award-winning blogger Marilyn Rhames is a blunt Chicago teacher with an eye toward educational and spiritual reform