Jeremy Pettitt on Communication and Culture

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Community Is Our Design

Community Is Our Design
God designed humans to know one another and be known by one another in the context of loving community....continue reading Community Is Our Design

Exploring Stories

Exploring Stories
If you are seeking to learn and grow as a storyteller, check out these 10 book recommendations that explore storytelling....continue reading Exploring Stories

Telling Stories

Telling Stories
Telling stories well requires effective mediums, encouraging mindsets and empowering methods as you engage your audience....continue reading Telling Stories

Creating Stories

Creating Stories
In order to create strong stories, diagram the big picture first including the central idea, story arc, setting, conflict & resolution; then work on the details...continue reading Creating Stories

Understanding Stories

Understanding Stories
As we learn the essential ingredients of stories, we can begin to understand them better as well as create new ones that delight and transform our audience....continue reading Understanding Stories

Experiencing Stories

Experiencing Stories
Stories have the power to transform our lives as they evoke our imagination and offer us fresh opportunities to act into new ways of thinking and engaging...continue reading Experiencing Stories

In Praise of Mentors - Rita

In Praise of Mentors - Rita
A good mentor constantly pushes the people around them to grow toward improvement, not perfection....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Rita

In Praise of Mentors - Joe

In Praise of Mentors - Joe
A good mentor asks hard yet insightful questions and gives honest feedback because they care deeply....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Joe

In Praise of Mentors - Scott

In Praise of Mentors - Scott
A good mentor proves us faithful in the small things before giving us more authority and responsibility (like my youth pastor Scott)....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Scott

In Praise of Mentors - Ron

In Praise of Mentors - Ron
A good mentor knows it's not about them, their agenda, their priorities or their achievements - it's about the people they are pouring into....continue reading In Praise of Mentors - Ron

Effective Project Meetings

Effective Project Meetings
How can leaders run effective project meetings? By focusing on one project, the leader can work through the issues and solutions needed for ongoing progress....continue reading Effective Project Meetings

Effective Team Meetings

Effective Team Meetings
How can leaders facilitate effective team meetings? By creating consistent structure for clear and timely updates from team members, increasing trust & synergy....continue reading Effective Team Meetings

Effective One-on-One Meetings

Effective One-on-One Meetings
How can leaders facilitate effective one-on-one meetings? By asking questions focused on understanding their lives, work satisfaction and next steps for growth....continue reading Effective One-on-One Meetings

Effective Team Communication Schedule

Effective Team Communication Schedule
How can a leader increase both their team's work effectiveness and satisfaction? By implementing an intentional schedule of consistent team communication....continue reading Effective Team Communication Schedule

Dialogue in Small Groups

Dialogue in Small Groups
How do we know our small group is growing & maturing? As members dialogue in meaningful ways, the group will experience the real power of relational connection....continue reading Dialogue in Small Groups

Empathy in Small Groups

Empathy in Small Groups
How should small group members respond when others start sharing authentically and openly? Follow The Golden Rule and show empathy and compassion to each person...continue reading Empathy in Small Groups

Transparency in Small Groups

Transparency in Small Groups
How can we tell if members of a small group trust one another? As trust grows, they will become more open and transparent about their strengths and weaknesses....continue reading Transparency in Small Groups

Consistency in Small Groups

Consistency in Small Groups
How can we develop an atmosphere of relational trust in our small groups? Only through a commitment to consistent presence and engagement with one another....continue reading Consistency in Small Groups

Affinity in Small Groups

Affinity in Small Groups
How do we begin to develop healthy small groups? Start by creating space for the natural connections that humans feel toward one another - Affinity....continue reading Affinity in Small Groups

5 Facets of Healthy Small Groups

5 Facets of Healthy Small Groups
What do all healthy and life-giving small groups have in common? Check out this video on the 5 Facets all great small groups and work teams share....continue reading 5 Facets of Healthy Small Groups

Practical Suggestions for Online Small Groups

Practical Suggestions for Online Small Groups
How can we make our online small groups as close to the effectiveness of our in-person small groups as possible? Check out these practical suggestions....continue reading Practical Suggestions for Online Small Groups

What Does It Mean To Listen?

What Does It Mean To Listen?
What does it mean to listen, really? Why should we listen in the first place? Professor Jeremy Pettitt answers four powerful questions about listening....continue reading What Does It Mean To Listen?

3 Crucial Concepts About Listening

3 Crucial Concepts About Listening
What does it mean to "listen" to someone? Why is listening so difficult? How can we get better at listening?...continue reading 3 Crucial Concepts About Listening


The Gift Of Presence

The Gift Of Presence
In Alpine Chapel's special year-end message, Professor Jeremy Pettit shares about the gift of presence and challenges us to be more present in 2019....continue reading The Gift Of Presence

Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)

Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)
A TED style presentation on technology concepts and trends for engaging students (from the 2015 Vantage Conference)....continue reading Tech Trends and Students (Vantage Conference 2015)


Tell Your Stories

Tell Your Stories
A quick tip on sharing your stories with your students....continue reading Tell Your Stories

3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective

3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective
Three tips to make your small group discussion questions more effective....continue reading 3 Ways To Make Small Groups More Effective

Scripture Memory: What's the Point?

Scripture Memory: What's the Point?
Do we really need to memorize scripture when we have it readily available on our smartphones?...continue reading Scripture Memory: What's the Point?


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