Category : Professional Development

Don't Survive. Thrive!

Don’t Survive. Thrive!

Five bite-sized principles to strengthen your work as a volunteer youth leader. Continue reading

0 Comments / 148 View / October 12, 2016

Betwixt: Learning the Kind of Leader You Are

Betwixt: Learning the Kind of Leader You Are

Listen to the counsel of the people around you to determine the kind of leader you are. Continue reading

0 Comments / 60 View / March 13, 2014

Real Outreach: Who’s Teaching You?

Real Outreach: Who’s Teaching You?

Are you learning outreach practices from people who are doing outreach well? Continue reading

0 Comments / 48 View / December 19, 2012

I’m a Youth Counselor! Now What?

I’m a Youth Counselor! Now What?

As you begin your work ywith youth you will want to identify and clarify the expectations the people of your congregation have of you and your task. Continue reading

0 Comments / 63 View / May 9, 2012

Betwixt: Keeping it Together

Betwixt: Keeping it Together

Leaders keep it together and do the right thing when everything else around them is falling apart. Continue reading

0 Comments / 16 View / December 1, 2011

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 2

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 2

The conclusion to what youth are looking for from their leaders. Continue reading

0 Comments / 34 View / October 15, 2010

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 1

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 1

The longer I work with youth, the more I realize that I need to be plugged into them to really know what’s going on beneath the surface and be effective in sharing Christ’s incredible love with them. Continue reading

0 Comments / 33 View / October 6, 2010

Post-It Notes and the Pursuit of Perfection

Post-It Notes and the Pursuit of Perfection

Setting goals is a constant learning process–and it’s no easy task. DCE Cassie Moore offers some tips on how to set goals and stick with them. Continue reading

0 Comments / 22 View / February 26, 2010

Top 10 Tips on Being a Leader in Your Congregation

Top 10 Tips on Being a Leader in Your Congregation

We have all faced tough leadership situations. Here are ten suggestions that may help you lead in your congregations.
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0 Comments / 61 View / January 22, 2010

Book Club: The Forgotten Ways

Book Club: The Forgotten Ways

Alan Hirsch sends a captivating message to the reader: the people of God carry the same potency of the gospel as early Christians but we have forgotten how to access it. Continue reading

0 Comments / 63 View / December 9, 2009