Philosophy & Leadership

Ready to Meet? How to Prepare as an Attendee or Chairperson

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 16 | File type : Video

Meetings draw on the strengths of each person to accomplish a shared agenda. But a poorly planned meeting can easily waste more time and energy than it redeems. In this video, Philip Horst outlines so... Read More

Can These Bones Live? Finding the Life in the Subjects

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 33 | File type : Video

The call of the school: Connecting the heart of the subject, the student, and the teacher. How can teachers as artists stimulate growth in their pupils as they engage God's world together through any... Read More

How Will You Talk about COVID? Framing the Conversation for Your Students

Contributor: Patrick Heatwole | Length : 15 | File type : Video

COVID will change your classroom, your students, and your teaching experience this year--and not just with more masks, social distancing, and handwashing. Students have been hearing opinions about the... Read More

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Fulfilling the Expectations

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

What do parents expect of their children's teacher? What does the board want? How does the church see your role? Anthony encourages us to place the vocation of teaching in its context within the commu... Read More

Supporting the Parents

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

If parents are responsible to train their children, what are they doing in schools? Matthew examines the school's role in serving the goals of godly parents.

Selling the Church

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Does your school develop students who love their local church? In the classroom, your students can polish their ideas for perfecting congregational practice, but they won't thrive until they embrace t... Read More

Strengthening the School

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

If the gospel is our chief concern, why worry about academics? Matthew calls for schools that seek excellence in everything they do as a part of obeying the gospel.

Signposts for the Journey

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

What should our goals be as Anabaptist churches? How should we live? How does the school fit in?

Needed: Your Input; Filling Your Role at Your Next Meeting

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 7 | File type : Video

What are meetings for? We don't just gather to drink coffee and work our way through a dry agenda. Meetings are meant for discussion, new ideas, and even conflict, says Philip. But how can we engage w... Read More

It Can Be Done: Preparing for a School Leadership Transition

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only Years before he stepped down from leading Tidings of Peace Christian School, Clayton worked with the school board to initiated a transition plan. In this c... Read More