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
YouLead Small Group Leaders Video: Reggie Joiner

YouLead Small Group Leaders Video: Reggie Joiner

Reggie is the founder of Orange. He is also one of the founding pastors of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. In his role there as the executive director of family ministry, Reggie developed the concepts of ministry for preschoolers, children, students, and married adults over the course of his 11 years with the church. He is the co-author of Seven Practices of Effective Ministries and the author of Think Orange; Parenting Beyond Your Capacity; Lead Small; Zombies, Football... Read More
Creating Community Book Study, Week 4

Creating Community Book Study, Week 4

Often in this crazy, hyper-charged world we live in today, we tend to forget the “simple” in life. We become so programmed for things being complicated that we forget that sometimes easy is better. Case in point: my latest experience in volunteering—that is, attempting to volunteer. Our church is new and so they’re working on a learning curve with a lot of things most ministries take for granted. So when they made an announcement that they were looking for people to build an outreach team, I... Read More