What’s New on Stuff Leaders Want!

What’s New on Stuff Leaders Want!

In an effort to provide you with resources to help you do ministry better, we want to let you know what’s NEW this month! Stuff For This Week We at Stuff Leaders Want are constantly writing, recording and researching to provide you with new resources every week. Each week, we will upload stuff for you, stuff for your volunteers and stuff for the parents in your church. Week 5 For You: The Synergist Book Preview For Your Volunteers: Social Plan: Strategy For Your Parents: Fight for the... Read More
Book Study: Losing Your Marbles/Playing for Keeps, Week 2

Book Study: Losing Your Marbles/Playing for Keeps, Week 2

Words/Time Words Matter: Expand Your Vocabulary We all have a tendency to underestimate the weight of our words—especially as it relates to the kids and teenagers that we care about. The way we see the world is shaped by the words we use to express what we see. We are able to see what we know now to say. Research has actually shown, in order to . . . think a thought, paint a picture, work a math problem, you need words. Without words—the simplest tools of communication—we are limited. So, if... Read More
The Power of Empowerment

The Power of Empowerment

by Ryan Stigile Too often, delegation is mislabeled as “empowerment.” It is an easy mistake likely made more often than we each realize. Delegation and empowerment can seem very similar, especially for the naturally task-oriented leader. But considering both their components and outcomes, it is clear that the two are drastically different. Delegation = Responsibility Empowerment = Responsibility + Authority Most of us are quick to delegate responsibility. It is the fastest way to shorten a... Read More
Amber Sky Music is now on iTunes!

Amber Sky Music is now on iTunes!

Parents all over the country have been hoping for the day when the music their kids listen to at your church would be available on iTunes. That day is finally here! All that parents have to do is search AMBER SKY RECORDS on iTunes and they’ll see their kid’s favorite songs available for 99¢, for a limited time. Will you help us let parents know? Click here for a PDF you can print and cut apart to give to parents when they pick up their kids this week. Click here for a banner ad you... Read More