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CFTROU 0023: Leadership Pipeline: Students

This is part two of our four-part series on developing more leaders through a leadership pipeline. Today we are joined by our Downtown Campus Pastor/Student Pastor, Derek Simpson, and our Pastor to Middle School Students, Kevin Saxton. Both of these men are absolute superstars when it comes to developing leaders among our students. We will learn about the four guiding principles of student ministry and how they are implemented through the various programs, camps, and support systems available for students. No matter how big or small your church is, this episode will give you the inspiration and information you need to develop your own student leadership program.

Key Points:

  • How student ministry builds leadership in the church.
  • Discover the four guiding principles of student ministry.
  • The importance of partnering with parents and building spiritually-significant relationship with
    other adults.
  • How you can provide challenging spiritual experiences for students.
  • Learn more about how to run a high school leadership and middle school discipleship
  • Train hundreds of students and adults at Student Camp.
  • Creating affordable student programs.
  • Implementing a student internship program.

We try to build our ministry around significant adult relationships. Click To TweetWhen we take students away on trips, we ask them to leave their phones at home. It takes about 36 hours for them detox from a life on connectivity to focus on God. Click To TweetAdvance is the strongest, most comprehensive discipleship program I’ve ever seen for students. Click To TweetIf you can’t develop a leadership pipeline with students, your chances of doing it with adults are slim. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Internship Reading Packet #1

Internship Reading Packet #2

Family Church Students

Advance High School Application

Advance Middle School Agreement

Advance Training Book Rubric

Advance Mission Training Teaching Notes

Advance Spiritual Habits Teach Notes

Advance Itinerary

Advance Trip Booklet

Student Internships

Sharper! Conference

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Derek Simpson on Twitter

Kevin Saxton on Twitter

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