communication

Communicating Well from the Beginning

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

Communication can make or break your school year. From the onset, you want to be intentional on communicating your expectations to your students and patrons as well as hearing their expectations, ... Read More

The Age of the iChristian: Identifying the Traps

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

Technology has given us many blessings in life. However, what are some of the negative consequences in this digital age?

I? You? Us?

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Team rules decree that the board, parents, and teachers are on the same team. Will they be able to perform together?

What Parents Want Most from Teachers

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

What parents want most from teachers. Hm. Is this even a thing? Isn’t this like asking what a woman wants in a man? (The correct answer is: Which woman?) Some parents like a relaxed classroom,... 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

Caring for Women in Ministry (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Women contribute in a significant way to the success of conservative Anabaptist ministries. However, women who are called upon to serve in these critical capacities have a unique set of joys and chall... 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

Encouraging People in the Field (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Missionaries often face discouragement. How can we encourage them, thus enhancing their ministries and their potential for long term service?

Commitment, Tough Love, and Unflinching Tenacity in Working with Troubled Children (Brian Martin)

Contributor: Brian Martin | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

How can I overcome relational and communication blocks that exists between myself and a struggling young person? Is there hope for the youth of today? Serious consequences are on the horizon for Ameri... Read More

Language Learning–Is it Worth It?

Contributor: CS | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Why is it so important to communicate well in the language of the people you are ministering to? In what ways is language learning intrinsically a part of effective ministry that bears long-lasting fr... Read More