Tag: youth groups

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There are surprisingly few tools and discussion forums available on leadership for kids. I continue to get requests through my various social media forums. I am not an expert, but I see grown-ups showing up with gaps and blind spots that could have been nurtured earlier. What if we could start talking about leadership sooner in the game? Welcome to the Padawan Picnic. For the next several Saturdays, I will host a

Nemesis Mentors

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The natural tendency when looking for mentors to turn to people who look like us, think like us, or value the same things we do. It’s easier, and often precisely how people are matched in some formal mentoring programs. That can be fantastic. On the other hand, what about seeking out a mentoring relationship with the person that REALLY frustrates, annoys and angers you? A nemesis who ignites and challenges