Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Discovering, Connecting, Enlisting, And Training Leaders

Systematic Leadership Training
By Phil Stone

A young woman volunteered to assist the Red Cross in a day long blood drive. She was required to attend two weeks of intensive training to prepare for that one day event. Those leaders in our church who are enlisted as volunteers to deal with things of the “blood of Jesus” are usually given little or no training; just get in there and do the job.

For leaders to become vibrant leaders they must be trained to do their ministry with excellence. Research shows that 98% of the fastest growing churches provide systematic plan for Sunday School Leaders. What does “systematic plan” mean? It means that training is planned and when leaders are enlisted they are told in advance about the training including the dates and their expectations to attend.

Here is a strategy I used as a Sunday School Director...


Until next time...share the journey and enjoy the ride!