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Black Death and the Coronavirus

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

Let all the earth fear the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him. For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast. The Lord nullifies the counsel of natio... Read More

Civitas Teachers Manual

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

The teachers' manual gives instructions for playing the classroom game of civilization-building. Download the manual, preview it below, or Download an editable version For an explanation of C... Read More

Civitas Components

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

This zip folder contains the printable components for Civitas: Cards representing wood, grain, ore, and other supplies The continent image Cards representing soldiers, cities, and schools ... Read More

Civitas: A Classroom Game for Learning How Civilizations Grow

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 3 | File type : Video

What does it take to sustain a city? How can your students appreciate the work and resources required to make their daily lives comfortable? Austin wanted to send his students into the wilderness to e... Read More

Should Christians Study Plato and Aristotle?

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

A man who has not read Homer is like a man who has not seen the ocean. There is a great object of which he has no idea.  -Walter Bagehot Homer, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle and other classical ... Read More

The Deacons Choice

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 27 | File type : Audio

When people oppose us, we may be tempted to defend ourselves by judging them. Leroy takes us with his family on a journey of reconciliation and new-found respect..

Get in the Way of Evil

Contributor: Val Yoder | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Our world is ridden with darkness of all kinds. What is a Christian to do? Val urges us to place ourselves in harm's way to build the kingdom.

Education Is a Gateway: The Story of Elida Mennonite School

Contributor: Lyndon Hartman | Length : 8 | File type : Video

Born in the year of D-Day and V-E Day, Elida Mennonite School is one of the oldest private schools still operated by conservative Anabaptists. Lyndon describes how the Mennonite community built the sc... Read More

Read, Think, Talk: Effective Discussions around the Textbook

Contributor: Bethany Beiler | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Your students benefit from reading aloud. They practice skills of enunciation, voice projection, and confidence in a group. But how can you maximize their subject-area learning during class read-aloud... Read More

Attributes of an Anabaptist School by Jonathan Erb

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

What makes a school Anabaptist? Citing the examples of the earliest Anabaptists, Jonathan takes a sobering look at what our schools have to offer--and of what we must be ware.