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
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. The podcasts of “God Uses Your Story”, “God Uses Your Availability”, and “God Uses Your Gifts” have been posted if you prefer that format.
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
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. Part 1–The Burn is now available to listen or download on BOW’s podcast, and don’t miss the resource download below.
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. Or listen to the podcast of the first 2 episodes, Identifying Them and Ministering TO Millennials.
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
Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation Series
Grow in understanding why there is a racial divide and what we can each do about it. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the podcast episodes “What is White Privilege“, “It’s a Gospel Issue” or “Reconciliation 101“.
Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation Series
All believers can take healing steps toward our brothers and sisters. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the first episode “Where to Begin”, the second “Evaluating and Listening“, the third “Do’s and Don’ts” or the fourth, “Empathy not Sympathy.”
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
Navigating Speaking Engagements
This series helps both the event coordinator and the speaker navigate speaking engagements. The 1st and 2nd episodes, “Questions for Potential Speakers” (podcast) and “Is this Speaker a Fit?” (podcast) are designed to help the one searching for a speaker. The 3rd video “As a Speaker, Do I Accept this Event?” (podcast) looks at the speaker’s side of the decision. Finally, “Growing as a Speaker” provides practical help for those who speak and teach (podcast).
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
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
Seek Volunteers More Gifted Than You – Lessons in Leadership
Kat Armstrong explains the importance of recruiting very gifted volunteers.
– with Kat Armstrong
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. Part 1 “The Problem, Part 2 “Sorting Through Competing Voices”, and Part 3 “Determining the Central Truths of our Faith” are available as podcasts.