Philosophy & Leadership

Spiderwebs and Hiking Sticks: How You Can Support a Visionary Leader

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 9 | File type : Video

Clayton has spent nearly 30 years in Christian education—much of it pioneering a school in the city of York. But not everyone has the ability to start new projects. How do the rest of us fit in? Vis... Read More

A Servant Education: The Vision

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

This essay is a collective effort by seven administrators of conservative Anabaptist schools. This group of administrators believes that our schools are poised to aid our churches and homes in the c... Read More

Sample Guidelines for Christian School Library

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Curricular

This document contains guidelines for developing a Christian school library and a reviewer's checklist. Use it, modifying as needed, to foster the values of your school community. Download the guide... Read More

Fifty Years of Ministry

Contributor: Merna Shank | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

What was Sanford Shank’s vision when he founded Christian Light Publications in 1969? How has the ministry of Christian Light reached around the world in recent years? Hear and see how God has blesse... Read More

Tech on a Budget: Serving the School as Efficiently as Possible

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 14 | File type : Video

Which computer system do you prefer: one that costs more than your school can afford, or one that needs constant maintenance from school staff? Neither are ideal for small schools short on funds and s... Read More

The Effective Use of Committees

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

As a member of the school board, you are responsible for overseeing many aspects of the school: finding staff, facilitating communication among school staff, parents, and church, providing finances, a... Read More

Science Curriculum Ideas

Contributor: Daniel Rutt | File type : Curricular

The exchange below occurred in Spring 2019 in a school administrators' email group. Travis Rutt Would anyone be willing to share curriculum ideas in science? Right now we are using BJU but our editi... Read More

Clarifying Mission Vision and Values

Contributor: Merle Burkholder | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

What are vision, mission, and core value statements? Why are they important, and how are they determined? How can we keep them from merely being on a plaque on the wall, or a paper in a file drawer?... Read More

Financing Your Vision For Missions without Fundraisers!

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 37 | File type : Audio

This workshop presents the vision and rationale for the faith mission approach pioneered by missionaries such as J. Hudson Taylor of China Inland Mission renown but tailored to our own contexts of con... Read More

Course Correction Panel Discussion

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Perhaps all is not well at the nonprofit organization you serve. Sometimes this sinking feeling arrives unexpectedly, but, to be honest, we have usually known that a problem has festered for some ti... Read More