An Antidote For the iGeneration

Contributor: Anita Yoder | File type : Blog Post

We know the iGeneration refers to those who grew up with the knowledge of technology.Does it also suggest people whose lives center around me, me, me, what I want, and when I want it? Sometime... Read More

Cultivating Healthy Class Discussions

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

Stimulating, productive discussions are among the most rewarding classroom experiences for both teachers and students. But making them happen can be challenging. I’m not sure which is worse: the... Read More

Attitude Matters

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Usually I think of the words, “Me first!” in connection with students jumping in line ahead of others, eager to get the biggest and best of whatever is happening at the moment.  I equate it w... Read More

Too Long, Too Hard: Making Your Curriculum Work for Your Class

Contributor: Amy Zimmerman | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Textbooks are written with a variety of approaches. Some texts are too light and don't teach enough content, while others have more information than you can teach successfully in a year. What do you... Read More

Effective Facility Maintenance (Sheldon Kauffman)

Contributor: Sheldon Kauffman | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

Maintenance volunteers, supervisors and managers play a vital but often overlooked role in making mission and charitable work flow smoothly. Most organizations utilize buildings, equipment and proper... Read More

Loving the Unlovely (Brian Martin)

Contributor: Brian Martin | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

What hinders reaching the most needy people in our community? What is it about me that needs to change before God can use me to influence others? What does God expect of Christian people in relation t... Read More

Helping without Harming (Gary Miller)

Contributor: Gary Miller | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

All of us have good intentions as we reach out to the poor. Yet many times our attempts fail to produce the desired results, and often create dependency and a "welfare mentality." How can this be avoi... Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Fundraising (Richie Lauer)

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Good stewards are careful givers. Communication with donors is vital, but the secular and Protestant models of fundraising fail when applied to conservative Anabaptist donors. You must tailor your com... Read More

Serving the Servants: the Role of the Board in Supporting Leaders (Wes King)

Contributor: Wesley King | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Mission Boards, School Boards, and Ministry Boards sit in meetings and make decisions. Is that all they do? Have they completed their responsibility when the meeting has adjourned? The Board must prov... Read More