Steven Brubaker

39 Contributions

The World of Science: Session 3
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What do we teach when we teach science: a body of knowledge about the physical world or a process for Read More...

Texts for Teachers: Session 1
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What are the texts at the heart of the Biblical message and Christian worldview? How do we weave them into Read More...

Texts for Teachers: Session 2
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What are the texts at the heart of the Biblical message and Christian worldview? How do we weave them into Read More...

Texts for Teachers: Session 3
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What are the texts at the heart of the Biblical message and Christian worldview? How do we weave them into Read More...

Texts for Teachers: Session 4
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What are the texts at the heart of the Biblical message and Christian worldview? How do we weave them into Read More...

The World of Science: Session 1
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What do we teach when we teach science: a body of knowledge about the physical world or a process for Read More...

The World of Science: Session 2
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

What do we teach when we teach science: a body of knowledge about the physical world or a process for Read More...

Texts for Teachers: I Will Build My Church
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

What are the foundational texts that carry us into the classroom and the world? Steven reflects on the power of Read More...

Texts for Teachers: You Shall Love the Lord, You Shall Love Your Neighbor
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

Love the Lord with your all. Love your neighbor as yourself. These commands capture the essence of godly living. How Read More...

Texts for Teachers: The Lord Is One, The Earth Is the Lord's
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

In the third session of Texts for Teachers, Steven focuses on two more central ideas teachers should nurture in the Read More...

Texts for Teachers: The Fear of the Lord Is the Beginning of Wisdom
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

In the final sessino of Texts for Teachers, Steven examines the importance of fear in teaching children. Pass it on:

A Servant Education: The Method and the Call
Publication Date: 2019-07-23 | File type: Blog Post

This is Part II of a collective effort by seven administrators of conservative Anabaptist schools. This group of administrators believes Read More...

A Servant Education: The Vision
Publication Date: 2019-06-01 | File type: Blog Post

This essay is a collective effort by seven administrators of conservative Anabaptist schools. This group of administrators believes that our Read More...

Is Better Thinking the Answer for Our People?
Publication Date: 2017-07-15 | File type: Video

Can the challenges in conservative Anabaptism be solved by learning to think better? In a class discussion, Steven Brubaker urges Read More...

Why "The Dock"? Christopher's Legacy
Publication Date: 2017-01-24 | File type: Video

Although at first he strongly resisted his friends’ suggestions to publish a book on teaching, Christopher Dock’s School Management became Read More...

Loving Holiness
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Becoming what we seem is extremely important for the administrator. We must be men and women of character. The path Read More...

Loving our Work
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Developing a vision for administration is important. Steven addresses jumping on board with the greater vision of Anabaptist schools, while Read More...

Loving Those We Serve
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

As an administrator, it is important to learn how to love those you serve by valuing diversity and promoting unity. Read More...

Why "The Dock"? How The Dock Can Serve Anabaptist Schools
Publication Date: 2016-10-15 | File type: Video

Steven spent ten years as teacher and principal of a Mennonite school in Barnwell, South Carolina, before coming to Faith Read More...

Practices That Nurture God Love (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2013-08-03 | File type: Audio

Regular and repeated activities imbed knowledge in the body, values in the heart, and beliefs in the mind. We will Read More...

Teachers That Nurture God Love (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2013-08-03 | File type: Audio

Who we are (being), what we think (beliefs), and what we do (behaviors) are interrelated and inseparable. The life of Read More...

Telling Stories to Nurture God Love (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2013-08-03 | File type: Audio

The Bible and Jesus elevate storytelling to a critical practice in developing love for God. Following this lead, my goal Read More...

The Great Commandment and Education (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2013-08-03 | File type: Audio

Sinkholes are disconcerting because we assume substantial foundations. We will consider how Jesus’ use of the Shema points to lived Read More...

Planning Efficient Meetings
Publication Date: 2013-03-14 | File type: Audio

To be worthwhile, most meetings need as much time in preparation and in follow-up as the meeting itself. Steven explores Read More...

Leading The Team (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

Developing the vision, cultivating the habits, and avoiding the pitfalls of teamwork. Pass it on:

The Administrator's Job Description (Steven Brubaker)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

Critical tasks that only the school administrator can do. Pass it on:

Cultivating Character in Children
Publication Date: 2008-10-14 | File type: Audio

As teachers, our work is to create an environment in in our classroom where growth happens. Mr. Brubaker talks about Read More...

Cultivating Conviction in Children
Publication Date: 2008-10-14 | File type: Audio

Conviction: Godly, passionate belief. Conviction is cultivated in our classrooms when the search for truth is understood. Mr. Brubaker gives Read More...

Cultivating Curiosity in Children
Publication Date: 2008-10-14 | File type: Audio

Curiosity is a desire to know, an eagerness to learn. Mr. Brubaker gives ideas and examples about how to create Read More...

Cultivating Creativity in Children
Publication Date: 2008-10-14 | File type: Audio

Each person is hard-wired by their Creator to be creative. Creativity will look different in different people. Schools do not Read More...

Training the Mind of the Rising Generation, Part IV
Publication Date: 2001-08-11 | File type: Audio

How can we train our students to think? Steven suggests several key techniques. Pass it on:

Training the Mind of the Rising Generation, Part III
Publication Date: 2001-08-10 | File type: Audio

Steven leads the group in developing tools for deductive analysis, a discipline well suited for secondary classrooms Pass it on:

Training the Mind of the Rising Generation, Part II
Publication Date: 2001-08-09 | File type: Audio

In order to serve the Lord in our schools, we must accept the challenge to discipline our thoughts. Steven outlines Read More...

Training the Mind of the Rising Generation, Part I
Publication Date: 2001-08-08 | File type: Audio

Steven challenges teachers to spur student learning with three necessary elementd: facts communicated with pizazz, engagement in careful thinking, and Read More...

Science: Origins and Faith
Publication Date: 2000-10-01 | File type: Audio

Steven chronicles the progression of naturalism as it has removed the thought of God from many minds. In contrast, Christians Read More...

Teaching Secondary Bible
Publication Date: 1999-08-12 | File type: Audio

In an intense session, Steven discusses the importance of teaching the facts of the Scriptures as well as their implications Read More...

Teaching Physical Science in the Christian School
Publication Date: 1997-09-28 | File type: Audio

Science, says Steven, is best taught with dramatic demonstrations and great enthusiasm. Using a number of experiments, Steven talks through Read More...

Foundations of a Christian Worldview
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The ideological assumptions we make guide our lives and shape our work. After highlighting the ruinous effects of wrong ideas Read More...

The Learner's Relationship to God People Self
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Steven gives eight words—submission, humility, honesty, ask, confess, struggle, obey, and listen—that characterize the learner’s relationship with his mentors. In Read More...

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