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Pitfalls: Power

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Inspirational 10 minute talks from YWAM leaders

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Has the fear of control make us whimsy leaders

Elaine Leakey

Has the fear of control make us whimsy leaders.

the impact of power distance on leader's leaderships

Alice Byberg

The impact of power distance on leader’s leaderships.

Monthly Articles

Thought provoking articles from YWAM leaders

Each month we publish two articles relating to the current theme.  These offer you a starting point for exploring each relevant topic from the perspective of a YWAM leader. 


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How do we incorporate a developmental bias in our leadership?

Stephe Mayers


If servanthood is the antidote, what is the problem?

Gary McKinney


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2nd Wednesday of each month at 15:00 Paris/Berlin time.

Join these live interviews with  leaders from around the mission. Learn from their leadership stories, ask your questions and make your comments.


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Interview with LAnda Cope

Landa Cope is the Founding International Dean of the College of Communication for Youth With A Mission’s University of the Nations. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Education and a Master’s degree in Humanities and International Studies. Since joining Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in 1971, her public speaking and work in missions have taken her to more than 110 nations. Landa has lived and worked in North Africa, the Pacific and Europe. She spent eight years developing and launching the communications and fundraising work of Mercy Ships International, serving as the Communications Officer.

May 2021


The topic next month is Series on Pitfalls: POWER

14th of June, 2021,
Wednesday 15:00 Paris / Berlin time

Guest Speaker TBD 14th of June 2021, Wednesday 15:00 Paris / Berlin time

Join our guest speaker topic for the next month. Series on Pitfalls: POWER

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Listen in to our panel discussion and add your comments and ask your questions live.  Every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 15:00 Paris / Berlin time


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May drop in

Miranda Heathcote facilitates a panel discussion around this month’s topic Pitfall of Money: and the guests are Alket Sako, Sharon Neely and Jo Plummer

May 2021

June Drop In Discussion

Join Miranda as she convenes a lively Drop In Discussion on the theme of : Pitfall of Power 21st of June 2021

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June 2021 - Miranda Heathcote

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Monthly Round-up

June Round Up

Join Belinda and the panel as they discuss this month’s topic. Round ups are held every 4th Wednesday of the month at 15:00 Paris / Berlin time.

The topic for this month has been  “Media Wise – Unity & Diversity, Social Media & Polarization”. Moderated by Belinda Chaplin, this month in the hot seat are Valerie Clark (YWAM Harpenden), Alex Atwell (YWAM Enniskillen) and Mike Stephens (YWAM Sweden).


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