youth worker, youth ministry, leadership

Wisdom and Creativity

By Doug Franklin February 23, 2011

‪Everyday, I try to pray for wisdom. The book of James says that wisdom is a free gift of God. If God is handing out wisdom to anyone who asks, then I am going to ask. Over the last few years, I have added creativity to the daily request. I have learned that creativity complements wisdom. Knowing what is right is good. Creative delivery, though, can be just as important as the content itself. This has led me to plead with God for the creativity to say hard things in a way that will content my audience.‬

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