This month's theme: Pitfalls: Power

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ThemeMonthLDxArticlesLounge, Drop In and Round Table
Vocation and the Theology of WorkMay-22Noémie Pons
The Essence of Work


Vocation and the Theology of Work
Mark Stewart
Theology of Work

Waleska Laranjeira
Thinking About Vocation
Lounge - Hermund Haaland
Life & Work and Building Entrepreneurial Capacity
Serving Multi GenerationallyApr-22Angelique van Balen
What needs to change inour current approach to connect with Gen Z
Steve Ashworth
Builders, Boomers, X, Y, Z: Understanding each of the five generations currently in YWAM

Jim Orred
YWAM's Secret Sauce?
Lounge - Lance McKinney
Prayer for Ukraine

Round Table - Serving Multi Generationally
Andrej and Nikolaj from YWAM Rostov, Russia and Ingela and Mikael from King’s Kids Sweden

Developing Existing TeamsMar-22Dave Cole
What are the key qualities for effective team leaders?

Andy Kennedy
What makes a real top performing team?
Stephe Mayers
Time for a team check-up?

Mihail Bogdan
What makes team meetings alive and fruitful rather then dead and boring?
Drop In - Al Akimoff
Prayer for Ukraine

Lounge - Developing Effective Teams
Work/Life Balance

Monthly Round Up - Developing Effective Teams
Work/Life Balance

Mobilisation and Vision CastingFeb-22Luzanne Esmeraldo
How do you bring ownership to a team to carry out the vision they are part of?

Josiah Teft
Discovering Vision and learning to share it with others
Anders Carlsson
Keys of Recruiting and Developing Staff

Carl Tinnion
Painting a picture of the future - capturing your audience's attention
Leadership Lounge - Randi Alnes
Mobilization and Vision Casting

Drop In - Francis Obaika host Stuart Matheson, Anya Schlegel and Jessica Pfarrkircher
Mobilization, Vision Casting, Vision and Recruiting

Round Up - Debbie hosts Fluer Myhill and Sophie Robinson
Mobilization, Vision Casting
Goal Setting for 2022Jan-22Miranda Heathcote
Embracing postive change in 2022

Paul Marsh
Personality and Goal Setting
Barbara Conner
Being Strategic with God in 2022

Rune and Irene Saether
New Year's Resolutions
Leadership Lounge - Anders Carlsson
Goal Setting

Drop In - Miranda Heathcote hosts Ana Roncal and Kyle Henderson Begg
Goal Setting

Round Up - Francis Obaika hosts Myrna Gablian and Mihail Bogdan
Goal Setting for 2022
Work, Life and BalanceDec-21Carrie Webb & Catherine Cowen
Stress: A blessing or a curse?

Henri Hermunen
Finding Your Balance: how to know when you are out of balance and what to do about it
Stephe Mayers
Margins: Are yours sufficient?

Guy Zeller
Family Life and Ministry – Finding a Rhythm that Fits
Leadership Lounge - Jim Steir
Frontier Missions and President and Chairman of YWAM International

Drop In - Clare Mulrooney hosts Karle Weiderick and Frederick Kammes
Work Life Balance

Round Up - Debbie hosts Shelby Hofer
Life and Balance
Crucial Conversations and Emotional IntelligenceNov-21John Peachey
Crucial Conversation

Holger Schein
EQ Crucial Conversation Talk
Ash Thorpe
Reading Your Team: understanding the personality and perspective of your team members

Stephe Mayers
What needs a 'necessary ending' in your life?
Leadership Lounge - Lone Jax
Tove and Johann interviewed our guest Lone Jax on Emotional Intelligence

Drop In - Clare Mulrooney hosts Anne Sloan, Keziah Heathcote and Bjarte Tonheim
Emotional Intelligence

Round Up - Debbie hosts Chaffone David from YWAM Belfast, Carla Vegt-Mensinga, from Excelling Leaders Netherlands and Wolfgang Jani, a leadership coach
Emotional Intelligence
HospitalityOct-21Debbie
Hospitality

Carl Tinnion
EQ Crucial Contextualised Hospitality
Stephe Mayers
Are you making the most of your meals?

Rite Mayers
Entertaining Angels
Leadership Lounge - Lone Jax
Jonny Clark and Laurence Munoz hosted Alfonso and Debee Cherene on Hospitality

Drop In - Miranda Heathcote chats with Rita Pretorius, Ivy Steel, Dick Brouwer
Hospitality

Round Up - Debbie hosts Jean-Philip Godin from YWAM Geneva and Samantha Fuenzalida from the YWAM Burtigny
Hospitality
Pitfalls: SexSep-21Kari Clewett
What is Healthy Sexuality?

Johan Andersson
Can we live a pure lifestyle in a sexually saturated world?
Anke Tissingh
Restoration After Moral Failure

Christian Baas
A married man's perspective on cultivating sexual integrity within marriage

Eric Demeter
Sex, True Purity, and Almost Jumping Out of a Moving Car
Leadership Lounge - Landa Cope
Tove and Johan interviewing Landa Cope on Pitfalls: Sex

Drop In - Miranda Heathcote talks with Kari Clewitt, Damares Carvalho and others
Pitfalls: Sex

Round Up - Belinda Chaplin hears from Debbie Lannap from the YWAM Burtigny and Ton Vegt from Excelling Leaders
Pitfalls: Sex
Summer Series: RechargeAug-21Summer Series - ReCharge August

Stephe Mayers
Empassion

Johan Andersson
Emotional Tending

Miranda Heathcote
Pay Attention

Clare Mulrooney
Heart Posture
None this month due to the Summer SeriesNone this month due to the Summer Series
Summer Series: ReChargeJul-21Jonny Clark
ReCharge: Moving into Freedom

Tove Poulson
ReCharge and Celebrate

Belinda Chaplin
ReCharge: Perspective

Carl Tinnion
ReCharge: Create Anew
None this month due to the Summer SeriesNone this month due to the Summer Series
Pitfalls: PowerJun-21Elaine Leakey
Has a fear of control made us wimpy leaders?

Alice Byberg
Servant Hearted Leadership takes courage and humility
Stephe Mayers
How do we incorporate a developmental bias in our leadership?

Gary McKinney
If servanthood is the antidote, what is the problem?
Leadership Lounge - Edwin Fillies
Power and its Pitfalls

Drop In - Steve Johnson, Rob Hobbs and Damares Carvalho
Pitfalls: Power

Round Up - Benjamin Simion from YWAM Romania, Francis Obaika from YWAM Germany and Elise Sandas from YWAM Greece
Leadership Pitfall: Power
Pitfalls: MoneyMay-21Terry Sherman
Living by Faith or Living by Fundraising

John Peachey
Conflict of Interest
Lynn Green
Financial Transparency - Your Protection

Florin Mihaly
Maturing regarding money
Leadership Lounge - Landa Cope
Pitfalls and Money

Drop In - Alket Sako, Sharon Neely and Jo Plummer
Pitfalls: Money

Round Up - Terry Sherman from YWAM Heidebeek, Holland, Daniel Pop from YWAM Medias, Romania and Dale Lambert from YWAM Harpenden, England
Leadership Pitfall: Money
Unity & Diversity, Social Media and PolarisationApr-21Miranda Heathcote
What does Godly communication look like as a leader?

Scott Sotomayor and Val Clark
What is best practice on Social Media?
Scott Sotomayor
Misappropriated Standing

Ineta Lansdowne
How to walk hand in hand when you don't see eye to eye
Leadership Lounge - Rebecca Koenig
Wise – Unity & Diversity, Social Media & Polarization

Drop In - Tim Solwoong Kim, Liz Waller, Violet Odnoralov
Wise – Unity & Diversity, Social Media & Polarization

Round Up - Valerie Clark (YWAM Harpenden), Alex Atwell (YWAM Enniskillen) and Mike Stephens (YWAM Sweden)
Media Wise – Unity & Diversity, Social Media & Polarisation
Building Authentic CommunityMar-21Jonny and Jen Clark
The Value of Community Life - for YWAM and the town

José Liste
Community Challenges
Rebekka Bodemer
YWAM 3.0 - A Fresh Model of YWAM Community

Rune and Irene Saether
Fostering Community in Leadership Teams
Leadership Lounge - Jeff Pratt
Building Authentic Community

Drop In - Steve Bishop and Krista Alexandersson
Building Authentic Community

Round Up - Rita Pretorius (from YWAM Harpenden, England), Kyle Schlegel (from YWAM Kyiv, Ukraine) and Andrew Vaughan (from YWAM Uzice, Serbia
Building Authentic Community
The Transforming Power of Mentoring and CoachingFeb-21Wolfgang Jani
How can coaching hlep me develop in life and ministry

Rob Westwood
What kind of mentoring do I need?
Heddy de Visser Beckmann
Investing in others through mentoring

Patty Klewett
Coaching skills transformed a ministry (mine!)
Leadership Lounge - Matt Rawlins
The Transforming Power of Mentoring and Coaching

Drop In - Dick Brouwer, Alisa Sarhatyan, John Peachey and Wolfgang Jani
The Transforming Power of Mentoring and Coaching

Round Up - Cheryl Harrison from YWAM Latvia and Irene Saether from YWAM Romania
The Transforming Power of Mentoring and Coaching
Entrepreneurship and Thinking Outside the BoxJan-21Connie Taylor
Adaptability, Ingenuity and Visionary Thinking

Andrey Derkach
YWAM and the New Wave
Carl Tinnion
Is there a lack of visionary leaders today? (And if so, why?)

Runar Byberg
What does it take to be an entrepreneur?
Leadership Lounge - Joakim Magnus
Entrepreneurship and thinking outside the box

Drop In - Florin from Romania, Andrew Ford from Ukraine and Lucy from the UK
Entrepreneurship and thinking outside the box

Round Up - Miranda Berg from YWAM Prague, Czechia, Caleb Schmidt from YWAM in Berlin, Germany and Sasha Volyanyk from YWAM Trnopil, Ukraine
Entrepreneurship and thinking outside the box
Maximising Life and Ministry FruitfulnessDec-20Ali Swann
What is the process and the value of doing debriefing?

Belinda Chaplin
360 Degree evaluation of your leadership
Franziska Hornstra-Fuchs
Models of Debriefing for individuals and couples
Leadership Lounge - Andreas Nordli
Maximising Your Life and Ministry Fruitfulness

Drop In - Erin Walker, Carrie Webb and Richard Leakey
Maximising Your Life and Ministry Fruitfulness

Round Up - Roy Jones, Kimberly Brune and Ian Matchett
Maximising Your Life and Ministry Fruitfulness
Leading Through Transition, Crisis and ChangeNov-20Andy Kennedy
Art of leading in a changing world

Tove Poulson
The need of spiritual leadership through transition
Barbara Connor
Leadership in times of transition, crisis and change

Wolfgang Jani
Coping mechanisms through major crisis and change
Leadership Lounge - "Martha"
Leading through transition (note this video is only available to members of our FB page)

Drop In - "Martha", Georgie from King’s Lodge and Ash from Hernhut
Leading through transition (note this video is only available to members of our FB page)

Round Up - Reto Grubler from YWAM Davos, Switzerland, Barbara Connor from Kings Kids International, based in Spain and Timos Christoforidis from YWAM Thessaloniki, Greece
Leading through transition
Pioneering and PruningOct-20Stephe and Rite Mayers
How do leaders experience pruning?

Carl Tinnion
How to apply pruning to your ministry
Belinda Chaplin
What to do when you are not as fruitful as you hoped?

Mike Oman
Keys to pioneering and fruit bearing
Leadership Lounge - Tom Bloomer
Pioneering and Pruning

Drop In - Garry Tissingh (Elder for Africa), Andrey Derkach (Convener Eastern Europe) and Clare Mulrooney (UofN training, Harpenden)
Pioneering and Pruning

Round Up - Dennis Holt (YWAM Georgia), Amy Manninen (YWAM Helsinki) and Bart Harder (YWAM Constanta)
Pioneering and Pruning
Responding to the Pandemic 6 months onSep-20Ina Steyn
What is God is saying?

Jonny Clark
What is the nw normal?
Jeff Fountain
How long, Lord?
Leadership Lounge - Lynn Green
Responding to the Pandemic 6 months on

Drop In - Mike Oman
Responding to the Pandemic 6 months on

Round Up - Join Belinda for our first Round Up
Responding to the Pandemic 6 months on

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