Podcast from Leadership Trainings at River Community Church
Leadership Community Fall 2023
We focused on Mission at Leadership in the fall. Terry began by talking about F.I.T.S. Which stands for Friendships, Identify with Christ, Team up with Others, Share the Gospel. Each of these aspects should be approached with prayer. God is the one at work, we are invited to join him. During the training a different leader came up and talked about how they have lived out each of these different aspects. Trace shared three methods for sharing the gospel. He...
Session 3: Transgender and Gender Dysphoria
In the final session of the leader’s retreat, Dr. Allison talked about the transgenderism and gender dysphoria. He discussed the church’s proper response and errors for the church to avoid.
Session 2: The Gendered Body
Dr. Greg Allison spoke on the Gendered Body in session 2 of the leader’s retreat. We are embodied beings, made either male and female, but both are made in the image of God. Our embodiment is the proper state of human existence.
Session 1: The Created Body
Dr. Greg Allison spoke to River group leaders about the Created Body on September 9, 2023. There is a Q&A section in the recording and some of the audio is difficult to understand. For the leader’s retreat we are focusing on theology, because we are a church and good theology is essential to our call as leaders.
Leadership Community March 2023
Terry recasts the vision for the reality that our Beliefs shape our values which in turn inform our behaviors. He gave us an overview of group life and then the staff led the time through the different components of group life: Meetings, Mission, Member Care, and Mentoring.
Leadership Community – The Well Differentiated Leader
Terry talked about the meaning of being well-differentiated as a leader and took the leaders through some exercises to help people think about the importance of being well-differentiated. The well-differentiated leader is someone who cares and is connected but it not controlled by the drama and emotions of others.