High School Teacher’s Blog

Seeds to Carry with Us: Anabaptist Values in the New Normal

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Blog Post

We know that our spiritual heritage and teachings and life come first. (Seek ye first…) My purpose in writing is not to address our spiritual/church/congregational walk directly—I leave that t... Read More

Unprecedented Times? The Pandemic in Its Historical Context

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Blog Post

I suppose I’ve heard the term unprecedented used more often in the last six weeks than I have in the last sixty years. I’ve used it myself. Until I realized how often it’s being misused. ... Read More

A Christian Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Contributor: Ryan Horst | File type : Blog Post

The body of Christ has been given the mandate to preach the gospel to every creature. Our very job description is to be fishers of men. But how does a person fill this mandate when he can’t go f... Read More

What is True?

Contributor: Joseph Shantz | File type : Blog Post

Social media and news outlets seem intent on convincing us that COVID-19 is either a) an overblown, politically saturated, economy ruining bad joke or b) an unprecedented, deadly health threat tha... Read More

Study to Show

Contributor: Anita Yoder | File type : Blog Post

When you look into your students’ eyes, perhaps you sometimes imagine who they’ll be in 10 or 20 years. Will that sparkling face be a teacher or preacher someday, with their own audience? W... Read More

The Riot and the Dance | A Documentary Review

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

The relationship between Good Friday, COVID-19, and Easter “We are extremely wet inside.” The simple, innocent opening statement by Dr. Gordon Wilson in "The Riot and the Dance | Water" caus... Read More

A Prayer During COVID-19: The Speed of Grace

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

Oh Lord, My life has been a constant state of rushing, from one thing to the next. On the Appalachian Trail, when we were supposed to be “getting away from it all,” I was constantly pushing... Read More

Communicating Victory

Contributor: Jeremy Sauder | File type : Blog Post

I’ve appreciated the letters and emails with updates and encouragement that I’ve seen other school leaders sending regularly. Here is a quote from a superintendent in one of our local district... Read More

Operation Raven: A Shutdown Letter to Patrons

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

Schools around the globe have been scrambling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his letter to patrons, Kendall calls us to live in light of the enduring, sustaining presence of God. March 1... Read More

Perpetua: A Compelling Story for Devotions, History, or Literature Class

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

With this post, Lucinda begins a series of stories of Christian martyrs and heroes from the past. We hope you will be inspired by these histories and perhaps find them helpful in preparing for schoo... Read More