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It Takes a Community to Educate a Child

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 57 | File type : Audio

This topic defines the roles of school leaders, parents, and ministry. How can we effectively harness the input of everyone for the good of our students?

Clarifying Mission Vision and Values

Contributor: Merle Burkholder | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

What are vision, mission, and core value statements? Why are they important, and how are they determined? How can we keep them from merely being on a plaque on the wall, or a paper in a file drawer?... Read More

Examining Your School’s Hidden Curriculum by Gerald Miller

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 35 | File type : Audio

The effects of the texts and reading material in your school are obvious; they shape your students. But what about the less obvious curriculum, the one that hides in plain sight? Gerald addresses the ... Read More

Building Sustainable Ministry Infrastructure (Richie Lauer)

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Needs to be met and people with a heart to work. Are those the only ingredients required to build an effective ministry? Not if you want an organization that can outlive and outperform its founders. M... Read More

Three Connecting Toys

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

Children love building, from their first wobbly stack of blocks all the way up to 3D puzzles and erector sets. Building is intensely satisfying. Connecting small pieces into a cohesive whole grows... Read More

Guiding iGen through Commitment and Communication

Contributor: Norwood Shank | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Each generation faces the same battle: to serve God without distraction. For today's young people, Norwood observes, this battle is acute in two ways. We are tempted to substitute electronic communi... Read More