Following the Call to Lead: A Response
29 November 2012
There’s a debate among experts about whether leaders are born or whether leaders are made. I’m not an expert, but I’m going to weigh in: Leaders are born. Managers are made. You can be a leader but not the best manager. The best leaders are..
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Leading Through Transition: Caring for Students
03 December 2012
This past year the churches in my community have gone through a lot of turnover. Pastors have left or been terminated, directors have resigned, and leaders have changed their focus of ministry. I have seen times of extreme pressure placed on leaders, and other staff..
Best Practices of Youth Ministry: Part 1
04 December 2012
This week we’re going to focus on some of the best practices of youth ministry nationwide and hope that it generates some helpful conversation as you agree, disagree or have no opinion either way! Right up front we want to let you know that there..
Best Practices of Youth Ministry: Part 2
05 December 2012
Okay, yesterday was fun: We got a few comments saying stuff like, “Hey…everybody is already doing small groups.” This two-day series isn’t titled, “Cool stuff nobody is doing.” It’s a look at the best practices that most groups ARE doing, and hopefully giving you a..