When Sam Jasper heard that 80% of kids today don’t have a church home, she was overwhelmed. She knew kids were getting into trouble, not doing well in school and graduation rates were declining, so the lack of church involvement wasn’t surprising. Knowing that Jesus Christ was the hope kids needed, she was excited to learn at a night of prayer at one of her client’s homes that faith education, called Released Time Bible Education, was something legally allowed in public schoo
Written by Donna Stief, Bible2School I had the distinct honor of participating on a panel at this year’s Ohio conference. First, thank you for welcoming me and my fellow Bible2School (B2S) colleagues from Pennsylvania to join you! We were thoroughly impressed and blessed to have met the Ohio School Ministries members. Afterward, we traveled home and had a few hours to reflect on how passionate and dedicate your participants are about Released Time programs and reaching public
Written by Carla R. Lendrum, Titan Christian Education, Wooster, Ohio There is nothing more exciting than a state conference to rejuvenate one’s batteries and that is exactly what “Find Your Timothy” the 2017 Released Time Bible Education Conference was all about. As a relatively new RTBE program volunteer, I was immediately excited by the wonderful ideas shared at the RTBE program displays. I found myself quickly connecting with folks who had “been there, done that”, who had
(L-R: Avery Hilton, School Ministries Board Member; Ken Breivik, School Ministries Executive Director, & Carolyn Baer, Breakaway Released Time Christian Ed, Smithville, Ohio) Carolyn Baer receives the 2016 School Ministries Volunteer of the Year award at the 25th Annual School Ministries Conference “I accept this award as evidence of what God can do with clay pots,” Carolyn reflected about her School Ministries volunteer of the year award for her work for Ohio released time B
Carla Lendrum, Beth Acker and Katie Holmes of Titan Christian Education By Beth Acker, Titan Christian Education “Together you are the body of Christ. Each one of you is part of His body” (1 Cor 12:27). Wow! What a year for us at Titan Christian Education. God has done a marvelous work through the Ohio and national RTBE community: His grace and your support empowered us to start a program just this January, a little over a year after our initial investigation. In 2014, aroun
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