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Skills for Leadership Bills

This is a picture of Diego Maradona in his prime a few moves away from dissecting six hapless defenders. Diego spent his later years suffering from injuries incurred to him from the reality that opponents would simply take him out in order to stop him. Maradona was one of the lightest players on his feet, extremely quick, and creative.
As a youth leader a skill set you have to develop is your ability to analyze road blocks quickly and create opportunity out of the impossible.
Make the list below a part of your vocational classroom.
1. Stay connected to Biblical community and Christ.
2. Pour over in practice applying information gathered from the hundred of blogs and sites devoted to youth culture.
3. Try.
4. Learn from mistakes.
5. Develop a nothing is impossible mentality.
6. Exhaust all options and apply number 5.
7. Get feedback often.

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Chad Swanzy has served in youth ministry for 15 years and currently works as the student ministry director at Gateway Community Church in Austin, Texas. Learn more from Chad and ask him your questions at ChadSwanzy.com.