Grow your Practical Leadership Skills

BOW’s short, free conversational videos from experts are designed to help grow your leadership skills. Link here to browse them all.

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You, as a Leader

Feeling Overlooked, Leader?

Claudia McGuire discusses handling that sense of being overlooked, a common feeling for both volunteers and professional leaders.

– with Claudia McGuire

Is it Time to Move On, Leader?

Claudia McGuire provides wisdom for how to determine if it’s time to move on from a leadership position.

– with Claudia McGuire

Mommies & Ministry Series

Are you balancing family and ministry? This 3-part series provides wisdom for your challenges as a mom.

– with Kelley Mathews and Sharifa Stevens

You Are on God’s Team Series

Do you feel ill-equipped, unprepared or inadequate to serve? See how God used three women in new and surprising ways and wants to use you, too.

–with Claudia McGuire

Download follow-up Resources for You Are on God’s Team

Soul Care Series

Dr. Gail Seidel shares the what, why, and how of soul care.

– with Gail Seidel

Follow Up to Videos
Invitation to COME to Jesus
Recommended Reading List

Feeling Overwhelmed, Leader?

What does a leader do when feeling overwhelmed? Claudia McGuire shares insights.

– with Claudia McGuire

Love God with All Your Mind – Lessons in Leadership

Kat Armstrong shares the meaning and importance of loving God with all your mind.

– with Kat Armstrong

Asking Powerful Questions Series

Would you like deeper relationships with your friends, small group, children, or co-workers? Jill Williams, licensed coach, provides practical skills to do so.

– with Jill Williams

Download either Framework for Fostering an Environment of Collaboration or Asking Powerful Questions Resources

Burnout Series

You’ve heard of burnout, but you’re unsure of what it is and how to avoid or overcome it. Dr. Michelle Pokorny’s short video series provides answers.

– with Michelle Pokorny

Download a list of Burnout Resources

Ministry Issues

Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation Series

Grow in understanding why there is a racial divide and what we can each do about it

–with Sharifa Stevens and Kelley Mathews

Resources on Racial Issues

Millennials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ministry Series

Maybe you’ve heard bad reports of Millennials or don’t know how to relate to them in the church. Nika Spaulding discusses them with Kay in our free series Millennials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ministry.

– with Nika Spaulding
Millennials series

Fight Right Series

Understand the nature of conflict, God’s way through it, and how allowing for the differences of others helps avoid it.

–with Oletha Barnett

Fight Right Resource
Series focused on Leaders:  Empowering Leaders to Strive & Thrive through Conflict

Empowering Leaders To Survive & Thrive through Conflict Series

Has a conflict occurred under your leadership? Dr. Sue Edwards provides practical help for navigating it as a leader and insights into the ways women may respond.

– with Sue Edwards
Survive & Thrive Through Conflict series
Watch the series on Conflict basics:  Fight Right

Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation Series

All believers can take healing steps toward our brothers and sisters.

–with Sharifa Stevens and Susan Seay

Resources on Racial Issues

The Forgotten Ones: Singles and the Church Series

Elizabeth Woodson shares insights from her leadership experience with singles about what ministry to this demographic is, what it should be, and how to get there.

– with Elizabeth Woodson

It’s Time for a RelationSHIFT Series

In light of #metoo and #churchtoo, how do we move forward with men and women working together? Dr. Jackie Roese discusses the issues in this short 3-part series.

– with Dr. Jackie Roese

Ministry Skills

Recruit the Right Volunteers – Lessons in Leadership

Kat Armstrong shares what’s she has learned about recruiting the right kind of leaders.

– with Kat Armstrong

Casting Vision Series

Vision is essential when God calls you to something big. This free 3-video series will help you with the basic principles, best practices, and the process.

– with Debbie Stuart

Vision for the Small and Ordinary Places

Vision isn’t limited to big ministry but applies to relationships of influence. This free video encourages vision that points to the positive future.

–  with Dr. Kay Daigle

Meetings That Work Series

Do you want to lead great meetings? Watch our 3 short free videos on what to do before, during, and after to make your time productive and enjoyable.

– with Claudia McGuire
Meetings That Work series

Seek Volunteers More Gifted Than You – Lessons in Leadership

Kat Armstrong explains the importance of recruiting very gifted volunteers.

– with Kat Armstrong

Be Strategic for Effective Ministry Series

Effective ministry depends on strategic planning. This very practical free 3-video series will help you prepare, plan, and proceed with implementation.

– with Claudia McGuire

Organic Mentoring Series

Dr. Sue Edwards lays out the challenges, provides solutions, and explains the right kind of match for those who mentor millennials.

– with Sue Edwards

Choosing Trustworthy Resources Series

With today’s proliferation of resources, leaders must carefully choose what we offer to others. Nika Spaulding provides helpful guidelines for biblical discernment.

– with Nika Spaulding

Notes & Theological Concentric Circles