Want to Be a Better Leader?
The Strategic Assessment Team has identified Leadership Development as one of the top three areas of focus for the Texas Annual Conference. Kingdom work will be exponentially expanded when laity is equipped, confident and empowered to make disciples of Christ on and off their jobs. One way to boost your leadership skills is to take advantage of free training provided by the General Board of Discipleship. Leaders may register for these free webinars at http://www.gbod.org/adultseminars.
July 24, 6:30-7:30 PM (CDT)
What Happens When the Rules Don’t Work? Critical Thinking and Adult Faith Participants in this webinar will examine the role of mental models as they pertain to faith and explore how critical thinking comes to the rescue when mental models don’t seem to work anymore.
August 28, 6:30-7:30 PM (CDT)
How Adults Learn, Part 1: The Emotional Aspect of Learning Participants in this webinar will explore how emotions function in ways to increase or shut down learning. Ideas related to developing a positive emotional climate in adult small groups will be included.
September 18, 6:30-7:30 PM (CDT) How Adults Learn, Part 2:—The Behavioral Dimension of Learning Participants in this webinar will explore how the cycle of action/reflection/action contributes to effective learning with adults.
November 13, 6:30-7:30 PM (CDT)
How Adults Learn, Part 3:—The Cognitive Dimension of Learning Participants in this webinar will explore how the brain processes information, as well as how adults make meaning as an integral part of learning.