Values-based Leadership Program seeks to transform leaders

  By Kayla Berkey (Mennonite Church USA/Values-based Leadership Program) — The second in-person session of the 2017-2018 Values-based Leadership Program (VBLP) took place at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center on Feb. 21 – 23. VBLP is a leadership training course rooted in an Anabaptist perspective and designed to support the development of Christian leaders in a […]

Developing leadership strengths in an Anabaptist context

(Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Education Agency/MHS) – Each fall, a different group of leaders gather at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center to start a new term of the Values-Based Leadership Program (VBLP). The program provides resources, relationship building and reflection on leadership development through an Anabaptist lens. Currently, the 2017-2018 program year is between sessions. In October, […]

VBLP participants deepen authentic leadership practice

Anabaptist leadership program will begin its 16th year in the fall By Annette Brill Bergstresser ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Education Agency/Mennonite Church USA) — Participants in the 2015–16 Values-based Leadership Program (VBLP) explored tools for leading teams during their second face-to-face session, which was held Feb. 23–25 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center, Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. The 35 […]

Leaders integrate personal story, faith and style to shape effective leadership practice

GOSHEN, INDIANA (MHS) — Individuals working in health and human services, education, missions, international relief and development, area conferences, congregations and businesses met Oct. 27–29 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, for Session 1 of the Values-based Leadership Program. Leaders from diverse settings gained fresh perspective on their leadership stories and styles, seen through […]