Community Relationships

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

Board Governance: The Four Core Elements

Contributor: Merle Herr | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

This session provides an overview of the foundations of effective board governance. It provides an understanding of board governance through four simple core principles that, taken together, produce a... Read More

An Effective Newsletter

Contributor: Weston Showalter | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Compiling a good newsletter is one way we can “plead the cause of the poor and needy.” Accurate information, touching stories, well-written articles, good photos, and tasteful design are all a part ... Read More

Making Content that Makes a Difference

Contributor: Kyle Stoltzfus | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Any effective newsletter, website, or podcast begins with carefully planned content. This session explores three basic principles of effective communication and a structured approach to making content... Read More

Relating to Old Order Amish and Mennonite Donors

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Our churches are blessed with many competent and generous businessmen who play a vital role in funding Kingdom work. Nonprofit organizations who share values held by Amish and Old Order Mennonite dono... Read More

Building Confidence with Your Support Base

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

At the center of the health of a non-profit organization are integrity and trustworthiness. Finances, public relations, and board strength are just a few areas that are tested on occasion in this aren... Read More

Family as Ministry

An often asked question is: “How can I involve my family in the ministry that I have been called to”? While this is a good question, another that is at least of equal importance is: “How can my f... Read More

Love, Hate, Manipulate: Communicating Effectively with Unhappy Parents

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 8 | File type : Video

What are practical ways interact with manipulative parents? What is the core problem with manipulative parents? What's underneath the communication problems you experience with parents, and what can y... Read More

Dealing with Dilemmas Presentations

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

This recording includes four presentations:Grade 1: Ready or Not? When and How to Dismiss a Teacher The Manipulative Parent The Dress CodeQuestions regarding these topics were... Read More

Dealing with Dysfunctional Homes by Jonathan Erb

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Some home situations lead to annoyance. Some lead to a breakdown of the student's ability to function at school. Jonathan leads a discussion on school's response to this range of issues.