LEADERSHIP​ BY THE ALPHABET

Leadership! Now, that is a big word. It is hard to define the word leadership with one word. Just like the alphabet has 26 letters, it takes all of these letters to be able to form sentences and, create imagery that can connect with a reader. Leadership is the same way. In this article, weContinue reading “LEADERSHIP​ BY THE ALPHABET”

3) iLead – LEAD WITH CHARACTER

This lesson is part of a 13-part student leadership teaching series. Each lesson is broken down into seven parts: 1)TALK (An interactive question) 2) ACTIVITY TIME (A thought-provoking activity) 3) THE HEART OF THE MATTER (This is the value-based portion of the lesson) 4) TAKING IT FURTHER (The optional faith-based portion of the lesson) 5) DISCUSSION (Interactive questions to concludeContinue reading “3) iLead – LEAD WITH CHARACTER”

2) iLead – LEAD WITH RESPONSIBILITY

This lesson is part of a 13-part student leadership teaching series. Each lesson is broken down into seven parts: 1) TALK (An interactive question) 2) ACTIVITY TIME (A thought-provoking activity) 3) THE HEART OF THE MATTER (This is the value-based portion of the lesson) 4) TAKING IT FURTHER (The optional faith-based portion of the lesson) 5) DISCUSSION (Interactive questions to concludeContinue reading “2) iLead – LEAD WITH RESPONSIBILITY”

1) iLead – INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP

This lesson is part of a 13-part student leadership teaching series. Each lesson is broken down into seven parts: 1) TALK (an interactive question) 2) ACTIVITY TIME (A thought-provoking activity) 3) THE HEART OF THE MATTER (This is the value-based portion of the lesson) 4) TAKING IT FURTHER (The optional faith-based portion of the lesson) 5) DISCUSSION (Interactive questions to concludeContinue reading “1) iLead – INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP”

T.R.A.I.N.ING LEADERS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

This was originally printed as an article in the Michigan Men’s Ministry Magazine, “Michigan Men Seeking Excellence,” Volume 3, Issue 8 – January 2012 as “The Next Generation: Dawn of a New Day.” This article has been updated by the author, David Morehead. Next. Future. Tomorrow. These are all words that I felt were forContinue reading “T.R.A.I.N.ING LEADERS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION”

P.R.E.P.A.R.E. TEACHING CHECKLIST

It is 9:30 on Sunday Morning, your class starts at 10:00 am. You have 5, 10, 15, or 20 children ready to hear God’s Word. ARE YOU READY? whether you are a Sunday School teacher, youth pastor, small group leader, or Senior pastor, my personal experience tells me that this question, “ARE YOU READY?,” canContinue reading “P.R.E.P.A.R.E. TEACHING CHECKLIST”

BEING OVER DOING: MY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Today is the day of the year, the first day of the year, that we are supposed to create our todo list for the year. This list otherwise known as New Year’s Resolutions is then published and many times forgotten about. However, my personal list is something I have spent a lot of time onContinue reading “BEING OVER DOING: MY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS”

3-2-1 PERSONAL EVALUATION

Below is a form that can be used for personal evaluation. At Apostolic Faith Tabernacle we will be using this form with the ministry staff to help them evaluate their preaching and teaching. However, this form could be used for Sunday School teachers or ministry leaders. The idea here is to reinforce the positive andContinue reading “3-2-1 PERSONAL EVALUATION”

THE POWER OF YOUR HANDS

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Ecclesiastes 9:10 is my “ministry life verse.” In this passage we find four very specific types of hands that every leader must have in order toContinue reading “THE POWER OF YOUR HANDS”

THINKING ABOUT THINKING

I recently posted several tweets about the topic of thinking. I was asked what I was working on. I’m really not working on anything particular . . . I’m just thinking. However, it has been my experience that what I think on now becomes material for things that I am doing later. So start thinkingContinue reading “THINKING ABOUT THINKING”