PD2014 Coaches Framing the path

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  • What does this story teach us about the importance of assessing a situation?
  • Be not afraid, do not worry as one the most oft repeated phrases in scripture
  • We basically make a promise to be change agents…


  • 1. Framing the Path Practicing Things New Presented by: Rozella White, M.A.R. Program Director for Young Adult Ministry, ELCA
  • 2. Lesson Sessions I. II. III. IV. V. Look Before You Leap Change and Fear Making Friends with Change Making Change Happen Evaluating Change
  • 3. Insert Ted Talk Video Here: http://www.ted.com/talks/mal colm_gladwell_the_unheard_s tory_of_david_and_goliath.ht ml
  • 4. What makes change hard?
  • 5. What characteristics have made change a positive experience?
  • 6. Biblical Reflection Hebrew Scriptures  Exodus 14:13-14  Joshua 1:7-9  Psalm 23:4-5 New Testament  Luke 1:26-31  John 14:25-27  2 Timothy 1:6-7
  • 7. Baptismal Covenant • • • • • To live among God’s faithful people To hear the word of God and share in the Lord’s supper To proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed To serve all people, following the example of Jesus To strive for justice and peace in all the earth
  • 8. The Tipping Point Malcolm Gladwell 1. 2. 3. The Law of the Few: Who are the people that you should invite into the process? The Stickiness Factor: What makes the change sticky and inspires people to act? The Power of Context: How can the environment be manipulated to create the best outcome/situation?
  • 9. The Faith Practices Practice       Prayer Invite Study Give Serve Worship Question       What is the issue? Who should be included? What has worked? What is needed? How is it introduced? How do you celebrate?
  • 10. Evaluating Change • • • • • • What was the starting issue? Why was it an issue? What was the hoped for outcome? What was the strategy for ushering in change? Did change happen? Why or why not? What was learned in the process?
  • 11. Practice Discipleship Initiative The Practice Discipleship Initiative fosters faithful, thoughtful and intentional leaders in congregations who follow Jesus in their daily lives. www.practicediscipleship.org Twitter: @ELCAPD