What is YouLead?

What is YouLead?

About YouLead YouLead is a simple curriculum designed to develop the leadership skills of yourself, your team and your volunteers. It centers on answering three basic questions: What can I do to continue learning as a leader? How can I be intentional about connecting with my volunteers consistently? What can we do to stay on the same page as a team? As a leader, your time is probably filled to the brim without adding one more item to your list. That’s why we have made this development plan... Read More
Creating Community Book Study, Week 5

Creating Community Book Study, Week 5

I always have to chuckle when a “reality” television show comes across our TV at home. Last week, my daughters were watching “The Bachelorette” and I was wondering how anyone could really believe that this type of show depicts “reality.” The average person looking to date someone doesn’t have a line-up of choices, professionals who plan and pay for elaborate dates, and most people certainly don’t narrow it down to two choices for a mate in a contest that plays out right up until the diamond is... Read More
Remember

Remember

“On Memorial Day the flag is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains only until noon. It is then raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day. “The half-staff position remembers the more than one million men and women who gave their lives in service of their country. At noon their memory is raised by the living, who resolve not to let their sacrifice be in vain, but to rise up in their stead and continue the... Read More

A Humorous Look at Small Groups

Perhaps you’ve seen this video; it’s been around the Web for a few months now. And as you probably know, this month in the YouLead curriculum, we have been focusing on what a great small group and small group leader could look like. But what if we looked at it from the opposite perspective? What if, instead, we looked at small groups and said we don’t want to invest in people for the long term or really care about their feelings. Instead, we want something much more shallow or even... Read More