vision

Promote Excellence: A Christian View

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 3 | File type : Audio

If the purpose of your school is to bring people to Christ, why worry about academics? Matt challenges this view, and calls us to see Christian education as excellent education. This excerpt wa... Read More

Re-Igniting the Passion to Teach

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 56 | File type : Audio

How can we begin the year with the passion, vision, and energy needed to do well when the draining aspects of school life are staring us in the face? As we fix our eyes on Jesus and learn to navigate ... Read More

The Heart of Teaching: Engaging with Students and Content

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 66 | File type : Audio

Why do we teach? What is the center of center of teaching? How do we bring teaching to life?

School Boards with Foresight

Contributor: Paul Bear | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

We need people who understand history to help guide the school, but with God’s help we need to look forward, discovering and presenting solutions for today’s needs. Focusing on the future can be don... Read More

A Servant Education: The Method and the Call

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

This is Part II of a collective effort by seven administrators of conservative Anabaptist schools. This group of administrators believes that our schools are poised to aid our churches and homes i... Read More

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

Ministers Promoting The School in the Congregation by Wendell Miller

Contributor: Wendell Miller | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

The people we respect influence our values, says Wendell. Good ministers who earn their congregants respect gain the opportunity to encourage the church's vision for the school. Wendell encourages pas... Read More

Planting Ministry Vision (Ben Stoltzfus)

Contributor: Ben Stoltzfus | Length : 24 | File type : Audio

Ben leads a discussion about how leaders can grow vision in their churches. Having young people with vision may be a bit uncomfortable, but leaders should walk with them as they together seek to brin... Read More

Chairing Nonprofit Boards (Gary Miller)

Contributor: Gary Paul Miller | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

The chairman plays a critical role in managing the oversight of a nonprofit ministry. A well-functioning board of directors requires a board chairman who is an advocate, a delegator, a diplomat, and m... Read More

Joy in the Office (Vivian Mast)

Contributor: Vivian Mast | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

All are called to be servants and some are called to serve servants. Serving servants can be mundane and unnoticed. But, mundane, unnoticed work does not need to be joyless. Joy can be found in doing ... Read More