Failure and discipleship formation
How do we handle failure in our discipleship process? Today we’re joined by Dr. Bob Burns, Dr. Donald Guthrie, and Jessie Swigart to explore the pitfalls and positives of missing the mark.
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Failure has been a hot topic in an interdisciplinary sense for over a decade. These four sources come from three different sectors: education, ministry, and business. Each have excellent material to add to the conversation:
- Read “Failure Is Key to Learning. Help Students See It That Way” from Education Week.
- Learn more about “Why Failure Is Good for Learning and How It Applies to Your Struggling Students” at Waterford.org.
- Read “Why Embracing Failure is the Key to Discipleship” at ChurchLeaders.com.
- Discover “Strategies for Learning from Failure” at Harvard Business Review.
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Today’s episode is sponsored by Covenant College.
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