Friday, April 08, 2011

Dealing With Criticism

In many ways, Doug Fields is the current Godfather of Student Ministries.  Former Youth Pastor of Saddleback Church, author of The Purpose Driven Youth Ministry, and pretty fresh to the blog world, Doug offered up a gem yesterday.

If you are in any role of leadership, you will face criticism.

As Doug states:
>Criticism is synonymous with leadership
>>Criticism has terrible timing
>>>Many critical comments originate in a critical heart rather than a constructive, caring heart.

In his post, Doug shares 10 Ways he deals with criticism.  It doesn't matter if you work with Students or not.  If you are in a spot where you have to navigate the criticism.

Check out Doug's Blog.  Check out Doug's specific post on criticism here.

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