Many parents and youth leaders want to be positive, Christ centered mentors and have solid listening skills. Mark and Julianna talk with DCE Darcy Paape on her experience and recent development of curriculum that can help both youth leaders and parents do just that.
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Bio: Darcy Paape has 20 years of experience working with emerging young adult leaders in high school, church, and university settings. She is passionate about creating programming that is practical, interactive, and cross-generational and using it to support emerging leaders in the church and workplace. Currently, she serves at Concordia University Wisconsin as Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute, Adjunct Interpersonal Communication Instructor, and member of the Campus Ministry Team. As Director she oversees a variety of volunteer work teams to fulfill the institute’s mission to educate, encourage, and embolden women in exemplary Christian leadership. The Women’s Leadership Institute provides in-person events, leadership articles, an online academy, and a speaker’s bureau. In her campus ministry role, Darcy serves as a mentor and advisor for a variety of student ministry groups and works very closely with the young women’s ministry on Concordia Wisconsin’s campus. Darcy lives in Grafton, Wisconsin with her husband Adam, two daughters, and one delightful full-size doodle
End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.