It is very important for teachers to know their learners and how they learn. As stated earlier, life experiences varies and that must be taken into account when educating our youth. Understanding your learners and appreciating their differences is crucial to both their success and the success of the teacher. Being willing to explore those differences give the teacher a concrete understanding of instructional practices that would be benefit their learner.Teachers should be able to utilize various instructional practices to reach their learners and allow them to be successful. It is extremely important to meet the learner at their present level of understanding and grow their knowledge base. The learners' life experiences has an impact on their instructional understanding whether positive or negative.As it relates to diversity, Ruby Payne (2001) noted that students' experiences and their ability to attain resources plays an intricate part of the learners' success. Payne noted that emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical resources are vital learners' of diverse background. Colossians 3:11 (ESV), "Here there is not Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free; but Christ is all, and in all." As educators with diverse learners, we should remember it is not about us, but Christ in us and in our students.