Philosophy & Leadership

Follow the Leader

Contributor: Stephan Gingerich | File type : Teaching Material

Every person is a leader to someone. This session gives you a fresh glimpse into Jesus’ leadership and provide practical ways for you to serve those who look to you as a leader.

Developing a Servant Heart: Stories of Ministry

Contributor: Johnny Miller | File type : Teaching Material

Do you truly want to be God's servant? What are you doing for the Kingdom of Heaven? Using the parable of the talents, Johnny Miller calls us to use what God has given us to work in God's kingdom and ... Read More

Essential Character Qualities for Communication Cross Culturally

Contributor: Joel Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

The challenges of cross-cultural communication are ever-present in missions today. How do we avoid the pitfalls of wrong communication, improper communication, or missing each other completely? In thi... Read More

Cultivating Healthy Relationships Between Ministry Team Wives

Contributor: Barb Coblentz | File type : Teaching Material

Each of us as women brings our unique blend of gifts/passion to a team. Sometimes those differences grate instead of nurture and bless. In this talk, Barb Coblentz gives ways of embracing this diversi... Read More

Learning (and Enjoying) to Submit to Others

Contributor: Earl Peachy | File type : Teaching Material

Why so many books on leadership and so little on subjection one to another? Why an emphasis on being filled with the Spirit, becoming a discerning believer, learning to praise our great God, becoming ... Read More

Reaching Quality Decisions through Engaged Discussions

Contributor: Merle Herr | File type : Teaching Material

Great board and administrative decisions are rooted in good discussions. The best decisions are the results of well-orchestrated discussions where issues are handled in the right way. In this session,... Read More

Best Practices of Servant Leaders

Contributor: Gary Paul Miller | File type : Teaching Material

What makes a leader stand out? What are the keys that make a difference in leading well? In this session, we consider trademark values, motivations, and strategies of successful servant leaders.

Effective Administrative Writing

Contributor: Paul A Miller | File type : Teaching Material

We work with our heads, hands, and hearts–and we work with our words in mission administration. As with any other skill, you can train yourself to shape your thoughts and organize your words to make... Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Designated Donations

Contributor: Dennis Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

Restricted donations can cause dilemmas for an organization. Such donations may approach the line of personal gifts or be designated for projects outside the organization’s mission. In this session,... Read More

Using Deputized Fundraising to Support Your Ministry

Contributor: Nevin Beiler | File type : Teaching Material

Ministries can expand their fundraising networks by involving their workers. But to use deputized fundraising effectively, ministries need to know how to comply with legal requirements. This session e... Read More