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7 Ways to Change How You Lead Meetings to Improve Your Team’s Attitude

How often do you feel “dragged” into meetings? How often as a leader do you feel like you have to drag people into meetings when they’d rather be doing something else? No matter how hard we try, leading teams requires meetings. So how can we lead in such a way that meetings become meaningful and […]

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CASTING VISION | A WORD IS WORTH A THOUSAND PICTURES

Time to read, about 5 to 6 minutes… If you could point to one characteristic visionary leaders have that gives them the unique ability to cast vision, what would it be? My pick would be that visionary leaders tend to use word pictures to paint a picture in people’s minds. Visionary leaders have a tenacious […]

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A STORY OF YOUTHWORKERS IN AN ASIAN CONTEXT | CASE STUDY IN MISSIOLOGY

Wulandari Versus the Volcano  by Ashley Denton This is the story of a remarkable journey of a teacher & two volunteer youth workers who inspired a group of at risk kids with the good news of Jesus. In addition to be an inspiring story, it is also a case study in youth missiology exploring how […]

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SIMPLE, CLASSIC, YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING CURRICULUM

The desk from where I type these blogs is often covered with stacks of books. I cull through them, making notes in the margins, highlighting pithy quotes, while jotting ideas on scraps of paper like ingredients in a recipe.As I delve into encyclopedias, biographies, commentaries and the like, I am seldom so gripped by youth […]

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IDEAPHORIA | CREATIVE LEADERSHIP IDEAS FOR A MYRIAD OF APPLICATIONS

Several years ago while on vacation, I felt really bored, uninspired, and burdened by the administrative load of my role as the area director of a local ministry. Looking for something to read that might give me some perspective, I found a little book called, Leading on the Creative Edge: Gaining Competitive Advantage Through the […]

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