Leading the Next Generation: An Interview with Brad Barnett, Director of Student Life

July 31, 2017 by Alton Webb

When you’re leading an organization that ministers to the next generation, being self-aware and understanding of how the Gospel applies to students is absolutely critical.

Brad Barnett leads Student Life, an interdenominational ministry that serves local churches through camps, mission trips, and retreats for youth.  Listen to the conversation between Brad and myself–I think you’ll find it encouraging, empowering, and most importantly, you’ll walk away better equipped to serve with Gospel-intentionality.

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Episode Highlights:

2:37 – The tool Brad uses to develop emotional intelligence, and how it helps him lead his organization

5:42 – How service and openness lead Brad to his current role, and what you can learn from that

9:13 – Why it’s critical to understand the next generation

12:12 – The challenges Generation Z faces, and how we can serve them

17:49 – The future of Student Life, and how to get involved

20:39 – The 3 personal development habits Lee uses

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