Values Instruction Class is tiring yet enjoyable, challenging yet fulfilling, sacrificial yet worth it, thrilling but fun, nerve-wrecking yet exciting, at times discouraging yet perseverant, almost quiting but moving on, stricken yet remains strong. These are just some of the feelings I felt on the duration of my VIC teaching but this is always where I experience the sufficient amazing grace of God. It can not be described in concrete and well defined words but in few words, it is undescribable.
Teaching is indeed a full-packed challenge. But the greater challenge doesn’t come from the outside but the inside. I am more challenged on how I will practice what I am teaching, and how to be a living example of these guiding principles. Most of all my greatest challenge is how will I face my Creator being responsible and accountable of the many lives I was entrusted to, knowing that I am not that good steward.
I realized that teaching values should not be based on a safer ground but on the truths about God and His Word. In doing so, the Values Instruction Classes’ highlight is none other than the Lord Jesus Christ. I instill in my students that no matter what educational level they attain, if they do not have Jesus Christ in their hearts and lives, all will be useless and they are still nothing.
The schools we’ve partnered with, sees this ministry’s impact little by little all by God’s grace. Subsequent parenting seminars and teacher’s in-service training seminars are being conducted in these schools through their request. It is indeed a manifestation of the VIC’s contribution here in our community.
According the Apostle James, “Count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this , that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire waiting for nothing.” Truly, these verses helped me move forward and accept the trials I encountered knowing that...