Sponsored by Clergy and Lay Leadership Development
Do you enjoy having opportunities to grow as a leader and to learn from other leaders? Do you find it enriching to share leadership ideas, concepts, and inspiration with others?
Opportunities are available to anyone in the Desert Southwest Conference interested in learning through a focused discussion of mixed media leadership resources, such as books, videos, podcasts, webinars, etc. Leadership is explored from various perspectives, including resources that look at leadership from more than one cultural lens.
A number of 1 1/2-hour, virtual evening conversations are offered this year.
This month’s event features How We Lead Matters based on the book with the same title from Marilyn Carlson Nelson will be on Monday, March 14 at 7:00 PM with Rev. Dottie Escobedo Frank, senior pastor Paradise Valley UMC. The presentation will be recorded and posted to the conference website for viewing at your convenience.
If interested in purchasing the book here are a few options:
Barnes & Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/how-we-lead-matters-marilyn-carlson-nelson/1115281082
Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo Frank is a pastor with The United Methodist Church. She has served as South District Superintendent, and pastored a variety of churches. In her ministry Dottie is on the leading edge of church transformation and reStarts. She is a speaker, writer, and community leader.
Dottie authored several books:
- Advent & Christmas
- Sermon Seeds, 40 Creative Sermons
- Jesus Insurgency, the Church Revolution from the Edge (co-authored by Rudy Rasmus)
- ReStart Your Church
- Our Common Sins
- Give It Up!
- The Sacred Secular, How God is Using the World to Shape the Church (co-authored by Robert Rynders)
As a speaker, Dottie’s voice brings courage and hope to pastors and church leaders around the world.
Dottie believes we are living in a time of epochal change, which requires the church find sacred ways to die in order to be reborn. She calls for heretics and edge-dwellers to lead the church forward. Now is the time, she says, to push these new leaders to the forefront of church restarts.
The presenters and facilitators of these discussions may include recognized Desert Southwest Conference leaders, authors, and creators of the media being discussed and, as well as members of the CLLD Team. We hope you decide to try out any of the resources we have prepared for you, and join others interested in the same conversations!