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Hope Emerging

Contributor: Faith Michelle Beiler | File type : Blog Post

One day, a squirmy thing full of legs and brown stripes was carried into my classroom. It was a caterpillar, but an unusual one. Shades of brown and tan patterned its body, giving it a snake-like ... Read More

Peace Deployed

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 54 | File type : Audio

We all want peace in ourselves and in others around us. How can we nuture attitudes and practices for peace?

Slaying Giant Despair

Contributor: Tim Stoltzfus | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Discouragement is one of Satan’s most well-worn tools. We all face times of discouragement in our lives. What are the smooth stones we can place in our arsenal to sling at Giant Despair? 

This Is Not the Life I Signed Up For

Contributor: Marie Mullet | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Whether we said, “I do,” signed a contract, committed to a responsibility, or accepted a position in ministry, we often find ourselves facing an entirely unforeseen and difficult situation. Life thr... Read More

Intentional Service Brings Fulfillment to Teaching

Contributor: Carol Burkholder | Length : 4 | File type : Audio

We maintain long-term enthusiasm in our classroom by seeing teaching as a ministry, not just a job. When we choose to focus on serving our students rather than on what we can get out of teaching, our... Read More

Be Still

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Recently, I became aware of how deeply I fear not having enough time to do all that needs to be done at school along with fulfilling responsibilities at home. This fear creates tension in my soul, wea... Read More

Lesson 18: Mt. 5.9-12, Persecuted Peacemakers

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Jesus taught his disciples to regard persecution as an opportunity for thanksgiving, and to seek peace among men. This lesson probes the call--and the irony--of our place in the world. Download thi... Read More

What Can Be Done about Apathy Toward Education?

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Melvin Lehman began his teaching career at Anchor Christian School. He later served as administrator of Faith Builders, and currently teaches history and math at Faith Builders. In this video, h... Read More