gratitude

Gratefulness

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.” Psalm 100:1 Psalms 100 is our current Bible memory selection. It has left me pondering about making a joyful noise. How do we make a joyfu... Read More

Tired and Cynical

Contributor: Darlene Diem | File type : Blog Post

I love teaching. I find Jesus there. I watch rude students become gentle and stumbling readers become book lovers. We set goals and celebrate victories. I relish those split second incidents th... Read More

Letter to My Father

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

Faithfulness, Part III Clayton Shenk founded Tidings of Peace Christian School in York, PA, and led the school for 24 years. In 2019, he passed the leadership of the school to his son, Austin. Sh... Read More

The Treasure Challenge

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

Find the treasures in each day! I thought of this from a book I read to my class—the boy was disappointed when it was rainy and he couldn’t fly his new kite, and then when the weather clear... Read More

Creating a Culture of Gratitude

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

In the black of before-six one morning, I woke riveted by a thought. I grew up in a culture of gratitude. At home, at church, at school, I always heard, “Thank you.” Thank you for what You... Read More

Thank You, Teachers

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

For the hours of energy poured into your students over the past nine months–thank you. For waking up every morning ready to face a new day with people you didn’t create, to teach content you ... Read More

Attitudes that Enable Ministry (John Coblentz)

Contributor: John Coblentz | Length : 23 | File type : Audio

Why is attitude important? What is attitude? Which attitudes enable? Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. As God's children, attitudes of humility and gratitude enable people t... Read More

History of Now Thank We All Our God

Contributor: Betty Yoder

The history surrounding the hymn "Now Thank We All Our God," by Martin Rinkart. Includes biographical information about the author, literary structure and musical characteristics of the hymn, and sugg... Read More

The Impact of a Teacher

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

Share about a teacher who impacted your life. This was the topic assigned to discuss around our tables at the school’s teacher appreciation banquet.  A representative from each table was to shar... Read More

Intoxicating Gifts

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

I had never seriously pondered the mandate in Ephesians to not be drunk with wine.  Wine doesn’t even tempt me.  But is it possible to become intoxicated with things other than wine?  Is it p... Read More