Community Relationships

2018 Survey Results: A Focus on Character

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In this fourth installment of survey results, we examine what teachers say about their students’ character. We also publish the observations about education that rose to the top for many educ... Read More

2018 Survey Results: Attitudes toward Education and Support from the Community

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How do teachers, board members, and other team members feel about their work in education? In this section of the survey results, we explore morale, as well as levels of support from administration... Read More

Tax Compliance Issues, Part 1 (Mark Payne, Christian Schmutz)

Contributor: Mark Payne | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

These two sessions focus on compliance and tax concerns for nonprofits. Topics covered include unrelated trade or business income, earmarks treated as contributions, fundraising, items and services do... Read More

Tax Compliance Issues, Part 2

Contributor: Mark Payne | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

This second sessions focuses on compliance and tax concerns for nonprofits. Topics covered in this session or the first one are unrelated trade or business income, earmarks treated as contributions, e... Read More

Relating to Your Constituency (Phil Hershberger)

Contributor: Phil Hershberger | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

For a ministry, your relationship with your constituency is your lifeline in many ways – funding, accountability, direction, protection – to name a few. It can also be antagonistic and draining. Lea... Read More

Taking Care of Your People (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

The purpose of this discussion is to share practical ideas for churches and loved ones to improve their care of missionaries while in service.

Caring for Women in Ministry (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Women contribute in a significant way to the success of conservative Anabaptist ministries. However, women who are called upon to serve in these critical capacities have a unique set of joys and chall... Read More

Connecting with Your Support Base (Jon Stoltzfus)

Contributor: Jon Stoltzfus | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Presenting your ministry to the public is an important part of your ministry. Whether through newsletters, brochures, or presentations, it is important to share information that is up to date and accu... Read More

Cultivating Healthy Relationships (Barb Coblentz)

Contributor: Barb Coblentz | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Each of us as women bring our unique blend of gifts and passion to a team. Sometimes those differences “grate” instead of nurture and bless. This presentation shows ways of embracing our diversity r... Read More

Small Things That Make a Big Difference (Ellen Martin)

Contributor: Ellen Martin | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

Do small things really make a difference? A big difference? Who does it affect? Can anyone do small things? Small things make positive and negative differences. We want to focus on the positive differ... Read More