The Making of a Champion
Raising up Next-Generational Leaders in YWAM
This paper is based on a master’s thesis investigating keys to more effectively prepare and release new leaders within Youth With A Mission (YWAM). A thematic review of literature woven with lessons from the author’s leadership journey provides the background for the empirical study in which sixteen executive ministry leaders were interviewed about the development of young leaders. The interviews used sixteen questions, and the responses are summarized with practical steps from the author’s local ministry context.