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For Question One: Changes and Implications:

Niche Ministry: Fostering Youthful Leaders for the Now and Future Church Posted: 7-13-05
Dori Baker, Assistant Professor of Christian Education, Union PSCE, Richmond, VA.

The Ecology of Leadership Formation: Reflections of a Local Church Educator Posted 7-10-05
R. Ben Marshall, Retired Minister of Christian Education, North Texas Conference, UMC


For Question Two: Promising Models for Congregation, Conference, National Agencies:

Considering the Duke Youth Academy for Christian Formation As An Emergent Context
for Calling And Nurturing Leadership for Educational Ministry Within United Methodism
Posted 7-10-05
Fred P. Edie, Duke Divinity School

Coaching as a Strategy for Leadership Formation Posted 7-27-05
Carol Krau and Diana Hynson, General Board of Discipleship, UMC

Intergenerational Congregational Systems and Educational Leadership Formation
Patty Meyers, Chair, Department of Christian Education and Youth Ministry, Pheiffer University

A Call to New Leadership for Young Adults in the Church Posted 7-19-05
Sung Jacob Sohn, Claremont School of Theology

Indiana Clergy Peer Group Study Program: A Model for Leadership Formation and Education Posted: 7-10-05
D. Bruce Roberts, Christian Theological Seminary

Part 1: What Do You Know? Well, What Do You Know! Posted: 7-10-05
Part 2: Adult Christian Education Assessment Survey Posted: 7-10-05
Marvin Cropsey, Editor, Adult Study Resources, United Methodist Publishing House

For Question Two: Promising Models in Higher Education:

Shifting Ecology of Leadership Formation: Reassessing Formation Through Service-Learning
in Seminaries, Communities and the Church
Posted: 7-10-05
Lisa M. Hess, United Seminary (Dayton, Ohio)

Discovering and Developing Pedagogical Models and Resources to Orient, Engage, and Prepare Multi-culturally Competent Leaders for the Twenty-first Century Church in the Mid-South Posted: 7-11-05
Virginia Lee, Associate Professor of Christian Education, Memphis Theological Seminary

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