youth ministry, youth worker, obstacles

Give Away Leadership Challenge

By Doug Franklin June 15, 2012

I have a challenge for you; identify and train one person in your ministry who you can give a leadership position, by the fall. This is a big challenge, you will need to identify the right person, give them the right training and mentoring, then empower them to lead. If you are up for the challenge, your reward will be the ability to work in your strengths next fall. After all, if you can give away a portion of your ministry to a new leader, you will be free to lead in an area where you feel strong.

About the Author

Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin is the president of LeaderTreks, an innovative leadership development organization focusing on students and youth workers. Doug and his wife, Angie, live in West Chicago, Illinois. They don’t have any kids, but they have 2 dogs that think they are children. Diesel and Penelope are Weimaraners  who never leave their side. Doug grew up in…  Read More