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

Sustainable Missions (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

These four men discuss ways to promote long term service of missionaries, their rootedness in the communities they serve, and passing on the core values of mission leaders to the next generation of le... Read More

Social Media and Ministry (Matt Landis)

Contributor: Matt Landis | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

Is social media the new "main street" of our technical world? Does the modern version of street meetings include reaching out via social media? What are dangers? We will look at Twitter, Facebook and ... Read More

Leading a Flourishing Voluntary Service Unit (Ken Nisly)

Contributor: Ken Nisly | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Life is too short to put in a term of service. We as leaders need to exemplify living a life of service. Jesus did not hire one of his disciples to wash feet. Instead, He taught the principle of true ... Read More

Taking Care of Your People (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

The purpose of this discussion is to share practical ideas for churches and loved ones to improve their care of missionaries while in service.

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