Inspiration

2018 Survey Results: How Do They Do It?

Contributor: Lucas Hilty | File type : Article

In this fifth and final installment of survey results, we consider how educators think about their calling, how they use their non-teaching time, and what they do for refreshment.What is the... Read More

Take the Basin and the Towel

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 4 | File type : Video

What is your task as a teacher? The responsibilities you bear may seem overwhelming, but Gerald reminds us that our purpose is to humbly apply our learning and effort to serving the church.View or... Read More

Recognizing and Dealing with Depression (John Coblentz)

Contributor: John Coblentz | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

Ministry is taxing and can be discouraging when time and effort seem to be fruitless. How do we respond when people are thankless? When our efforts seem only to result in criticism and failure? When w... Read More

Valuing the Fruits of the Spirit (Edith Burkholder)

Contributor: Edith Burkholder | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

This presentation explores the attitudes, actions and applications of the fruit of the Spirit.

Vision for Life (Merle Burkholder)

Contributor: Merle Burkholder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Why was I born? What does God want to do with my life? This presentation provides information regarding how to write a personal mission statement, set long term objectives, and short term goals. It ex... Read More

How Can I Minister to Peoples Medical Needs? (Nolan Byler)

Contributor: Nolan Byler | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

How did Jesus do it? What are the real needs of sick people? How do I earn the trust of people that are hurting? What are the moral obligations in my ministry to them?

Relating Amidst Conflict (Dave Yoder)

Contributor: Dave Yoder | Length : 32 | File type : Audio

Reconciliation is not an option for a Christian. Each person is made in God's image and desrves diginity and respect, so commit yourself not to live with ill-will toward another. Dave Yoder gives prac... Read More

Homemaking as a Ministry (Cynthia Brubaker)

Contributor: Cynthia Brubaker | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

The home can be a place of ministry. We will discuss how to cultivate homes that are a safe place to belong, a nourishing place to thrive, a fascinating place to learn and grow, and a warm place to sh... Read More

Why Bother with Humanitarian Aid? (Gary Miller)

Contributor: Gary Miller | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Jesus was very clear about values. The soul of just one man is of more value than the entire natural world. So why bother handing out aid? If we do decided to separate the temporal from the eternal, ... Read More

Caring by Listening (Joshua Strickler)

Contributor: | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

In the midst of the brokenness caused by sin, Jesus Christ's message of redemption is always hopeful. Can you listen in a way that embodies care and casts a vision toward hope?