Should College Students Be Allowed? Essay

1530 Words Nov 14th, 2016 7 Pages
Every day, millions of people wake up in the wee hours of the morning. They brush their teeth, make themselves look presentable, and leave their house to go to their eight-hour job. Each college student is pressured to gain an education based upon what they think they want to do for the rest of their life, and every high school student is forced to choose a major to study that will dictate the course of their future occupations. Adults and teens alike work upwards of forty hours a week for fifty weeks a year. Every single day it’s the same job over and over again with the outcomes and situations being the only difference. Between the ages of forty-five and sixty, about thirty percent of Americans will go through a midlife crisis and change career paths (Cornell). However, this statistic is drastically lower in the teaching profession, especially when it comes to teachers in a church working position (Washington Post). Since Lutheran school teachers are called by both the church and by God, they are less likely to leave their profession and more likely to find joy and purpose in their vocation. In 1847, a group of German Lutheran’s settled in Missouri just outside of what is today St. Louis. They founded the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) with twelve churches. They started nineteen schools and emphasized in their missions that education was essential for the church’s growth (History of LCMS). Today, the LCMS has over 2400 schools under its jurisdiction with about…

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