How to Maintain Personal Growth as a Leader

Oftentimes, it can be difficult to keep growing as leader. We go through difficult times just like everyone else. So, how can a lead maintain consistent personal growth  in their lives? Here are a few quick easy ideas: Have a strategic plan for growth– Look, the reason we struggle growing consistently is that we probably do not have a plan for growth. If we do have a plan, it is because we failed to work that plan. Have a plan. What do you think growth looks like? How do you think you can grow? Have a plan and work that … Continue reading How to Maintain Personal Growth as a Leader

Guest Post: 3 Ways Youth Pastors Can Get Refreshed

Burnout is no good. We’ve all been there at one point or another, and it’s no fun. Maybe you’re there right now? Worn out, just-gotta-survive, doing ministry because that’s what needs to get done that week? Doing ministry out of an overflowing heart rocks. I hope you’ve been there, too. That place where you honestly can’t get enough of who God is, what He is doing in this moment, and what he is going to do in the future. So what do you do when things aren’t going great, or you just aren’t “feeling it”? Our walk with the Lord … Continue reading Guest Post: 3 Ways Youth Pastors Can Get Refreshed

4 Simple Ways to Grow as a Leader

I take personal growth in leadership very seriously. Maybe it is because, I look at the students, and part of leadership is duplicating yourself as you duplicate Jesus! I look at our student ministry, and I feel for our ministry to grow, it starts with me as the leader. I want to give you 3 simple ways that help me grow as a leader: Read, Read, Read– Read as much as possible. Read books about student ministry, leadership, and personal growth! Do not be afraid to read what is out of your box. Also, in the past, books were always … Continue reading 4 Simple Ways to Grow as a Leader