Think Visual

Think Visual

by Justin Wise Leaders must consider what the most important social media tools are for their ministry context. While every ministry audience is different, emerging trends show a younger generation who have embedded new media values—Personalization, Ubiquity, Connectedness, Sharing, and Interactivity. These values dictate nearly every decision they make, even more than the values of the family they were born into! Savvy leaders study cultural trends to know what’s coming next for their... Read More
A Different Type of Vacation

A Different Type of Vacation

Whether it’s finances, parenting, in-laws , sex or a million other things, so many married people get stuck on an issue. They find themselves having the same fight over and over. When this is the case, it doesn’t take long before the issue becomes more important than the relationship. When this is the case, when a married person thinks about their spouse, they think about the issue. When they look at their spouse, they see the issue. When their spouse speaks, they hear the issue. So, what’s... Read More

Orange in any Ministry: YES! It Works!

by Karen Malone Wow! The Orange Strategy has been life changing for our ministry! I began serving as children’s ministry director at Faith Chapel Christian Center in Birmingham, Alabama, three years ago after 11 years of teaching in the Madison City public school system. What an honor to lead such a dynamic team of volunteers in a church that is over 33 years old, and still has a culture that embraces RELEVANT CHANGE! Serving IN a ministry and LEADING a ministry are completely different, yet... Read More
YouLead Survey: We Need Your Help!

YouLead Survey: We Need Your Help!

We are constantly working hard to make YouLead a resource that will help you equip both you, your team and your volunteers. Can you help us with something that will only take five minutes? We would love to get some feedback from you by simply answering the following questions. In exchange for your comments, each completed entry that is emailed to Bre Hallberg at bhallberg@rethinkgroup.org by July 31, will receive $25 off a subscription renewal to YouLead (no refunds on previously purchased... Read More
Catalyst Leader Book Study, Week 3

Catalyst Leader Book Study, Week 3

I can’t count the many times I have made a decision out of my fear of failing. It is scary to put yourself outside of what you are comfortable with. I don’t want to make anyone angry with me! I don’t want to look bad! In this chapter, you will be challenged to push your fear of what might happen and lead with courage! Chapter 5, Courageous “Live a life that someone else would want to take notes on.” –Bob Goff If you were at The Orange Conference this year, you were blessed to hear from a guy... Read More