And why should we founts of wisdom evenconsider it? Earl Creps provides us with a compelling answer inreverse . Earl has done us a great service
And why should we founts of wisdom evenconsider it? Earl Creps provides us with a compelling answer inreverse mentoring. This is a must read for all generations who loveChrist's church. Aubrey Malphurs, Lead Navigator-The Malphurs Group andSenior Professor-Dallas Seminary. And I thought I was cool, that I had put the "hip" back indiscipleship. Earl has done us a great service. I trust this book will find its way into the hands of men and women who will rise to the call issued by Earl to engage in the conversation, to run with the herd and experience the excitement of embracing those things that excite the next generation.
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Earl Creps is known for his work in connecting the younger generation of postmoderns with their Boomer predecessors. The author of Off-Road Disciplines, Creps, in this new book, takes up the topic of how older church leaders can learn from younger leaders who are more conversant with culture, technology, and social context.
Creps, Earl G. Reverse mentoring : how young leaders . This book is about the ways in which young and old leaders can serve each other through a relationship called reverse mentoring
Creps, Earl G. Reverse mentoring : how young leaders can transform the church and why we should let. them, Earl Creps. Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture, and Create Movement, by Will Mancini. A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey, by Brian D. McLaren. This book is about the ways in which young and old leaders can serve each other through a relationship called reverse mentoring. The concept of mentoring takes its name from The Odyssey, the Greek epic in which Mentor appears as the person responsible for guiding Odysseus’ son as the father goes off to war.
How Young Leaders Can Transform the Church and Why We Should Let Them.
Reverse Mentoring: How Young Leaders Can Transform the Church and Why We Should Let Them. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/ Leadership Network, 2008. Off-Road Disciplines: Spiritual Adventures of Missional Leaders. San Francisco: Leadership Network/Jossey-Bass, 2006. Postmodern Pentecostals?: Emerging Subcultures Among Young Pentecostal Leaders. In The Future of Pentecostalism in the United States, eds. Edwin Rybarczyk and Eric Patterson.
Reverse Mentoring by Earl Creps is a handbook that I will keep on my current reading bookshelf for reference. When I was in business a few years ago and trying to understand the internet and how it would eventually impact our business model, I would often engage young men and women in conversation about various aspects of the net and quickly it was apparent that my thoughts were geared to the economic business model and their perspective was a community or social. That is a big difference.
And, funny enough, Earl blames (among other things) me and some pancakes for his journey toward church planting in Berkeley. The book comes out of the influence that younger friends have had on me. It recommends that older leaders turn to the young as students rather than teachers. Ed: Obviously, the word "missional" is spoken of, used by, and claimed by many groups.
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Creps' new book is a topic of interest both inside and outsidethe church as older leaders realize that they're not "getting it"when it comes to technologies (iPod, IM, blogging) or culturalissues such as the fact that younger people see the world in anentirely different way. Creps has been personally involved inreverse mentoring for several years and has spoken and written onthe subject extensively. He has pastored three churches (oneBoomer, one Builder, on X'er) and is currently a church planter inBerkeley, California. He has also served as a consultant and and aseminary professor and administrator, holding a PhD inCommunication Studies and a D.Min. from the Assemblies of GodTheological Seminary.