Resilience is a dynamic capacity comprising the attitudes, the skills and the resources to cope effectively with adversity, to recover quickly from unusual stress, to respond positively to significant challenges, and to adapt learning to positively tackle difficult problems. Resilience is complex involving personal attributes, acquired knowledge and wisdom, learned behaviours, important external support relationships and access to resources. The following workshop sheet is adapted for COVID-19 from training sessions conducted by The Johnmark Extension over the last 5 years.
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It was good to work with Baptist ordination candidates and pastors doing professional development around the practices of self care in pastoral ministry.
The presentation we worked through is linked below.
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I enjoyed being back at SMBC in Sydney, this time for a week long intensive on Resilience and Self Care in Ministry. All the notes and exercises from the course are in the dropbox and have been loaded onto the moodle site.
Great to be back up in the Blue Mountains for a training morning with members of the Blue Mountains Mission Area Group. We are working through how to facilitate Challenging Conversations.
Notes and presentations following.
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Great to be with a mission group in Chiang Mai, exploring aspects of teamwork, team dynamics and team leadership over this week.
Continue reading “Team Leader’s Conference–Chiang Mai – August 2018”