Lead a Weblog for Young Adult Leaders
My heart joined hundreds of sad hearts this week as I learned of the death of Palmer Maphet, a sophomore at Tennessee Tech University who was serving as a missionary in Maine through Baptist Collegiate Ministry. Palmer and his team were traveling to minister at Laconia Motorcycle Week in Laconia, New Hampshire, when a car accident ended his life on earth. While none of us ever want to be the bearer or the recipient of the news of the loss of someone in your ministry, those who have walked this path have wisdom to share on how to most effectively and compassionately lead your students through times of grief.
With a flash and a clap of thunder the rain began to fall on middle Tennessee. The storm pounded Nashville and surrounding areas with more than 13 inches of rain. So much rain, in fact, that my city, my neighbors, and my life would never be the same.
In this month’s leader tip video, young adult ministry specialist Jason Hayes answers the frequently asked question: Where do we start getting involved in local and global responsibility?