Insights that Transform

Discovering the significance of animating leadership capacity among urban youth was a decades-long journey. The following writings and training videos reflect those discoveries.
“All things are created twice (Steven Covey). Before anything is created physically, it first takes shape in our minds. May these posts animate your knowledge of God, youth, and life as you grow in Transformational Discipleship.


Where Leadership Begins

“All things are created twice.” We are often judged by where we’ve come from. Jesus experienced this. To Nathanael, Philip’s announcement that Jesus of Nazareth is

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“When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psalm 11:3 Remember the movie White Squall? It tells the story of the brigantine

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Insights Double-Edge

Insight transforms ministry. But it comes with a price. Last month, I had the privilege of walking leaders through the principles of transformational discipleship. At the

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What is Transformational Discipleship?

Separately, the terms “transformation” and “discipleship” highlight important aspects of one’s spiritual formation. Together they create a new and dynamic approach to urban youth development. In this

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Know the Code

“You cannot solve problems you do not understand …” All youth take the adolescence journey, but those at risk do so through the sociocultural grid

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The Divine Imprint

Long before the Code of the Streets (the unwritten rules for survival in the ‘hood), God created mankind (including youth residing in hard places) in

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