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CFTROU 0065: Reaching Younger Women

Join us as Ashlyn Portero, Executive Director of City Church in Tallahassee, Florida, tells us about her leadership journey and how City Church intentionally connects with younger women. A lot of churches talk about reaching the next generation but the strategic leadership team at City Church is actually doing it. Ashlyn discusses with us the ways that they identify and encourage leadership potential in all of their people. We also discuss how they specifically include and empower younger women to lead. If you are looking for strategies that you can implement right now to reach young women in your church, this is the episode for you!

Key Points:

  • How City Church reaches and empowers young women.
  • More about City Church’s Student Leader Pipeline for College Ministry.
  • Strategies for identifying leadership potential.
  • Ways to guide and encourage someone’s desire to lead.
  • Small changes that churches can make to better connect with young women.
  • Understanding the core element of discipleship for reaching young women.
  • Why women’s events don’t need to a be a “Pinterest” experience.
  • What pastors can do to take steps towards better inclusion of women.

Women are an integral part of the life of our church and that means that we are always looking for men and women who can serve and build up the body. Click To TweetOur serving teams really help identify strong leadership potential – especially when people don’t self-select into leadership. Click To TweetWe have to help people see that they have gifts to use to serve the church. Click To TweetIt is not enough to hold a women’s event once or twice a year and say that you are discipling your women well. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Ashlyn Portero on Twitter

City Church Tallahassee

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jimmy on Twitter

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