Having a “Joel Committee” is one way to make sure the leader is listening and the people are helping create the organization's vision.
John Ed Mathison
John Ed Mathison is pastor emeritus of Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, and now leads John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries, one of whose priorities is training young leaders.
Check out the Zeteo Resource Guide for Advent to find links to a number of different Advent series ideas:
- Topical Advent series like “Follow the Star” and “Advent Waiting”
- Lectionary-based worship plans for year B
- An Advent art video meditation series
- Advent candle series about faith stories, peace, and more