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Too often in youth ministry, leaders feel isolated and alone. Some are in remote locations where there are few youth leaders around. Others feel a sense of competition and allow their own insecurity to stand in the way of collaborating with others. Some leaders don’t have the denominational networks or other accessible community to provide the support needed to thrive in ministry. Whatever the reason, too many youth leaders are trying to lead by themselves and simply relying on what he or she experienced as a teenager in his or her own youth group. Sometimes, we just need someone to walk with us in the ministry journey.Read the Post
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