Introducing the Lead from Second Facebook Group

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There are a lot of Facebook community pages out there for ministers. Some for student ministers, some for church communicators while others for social media directors. However, one area that there any community groups for are Campus Pastors and Ministry leads.

Enter Stan Rodda, Linton Hall Campus Pastor at New Life Christian Church in Northern VA, blogger and podcaster. He and Tom joined forces to create a NEW Facebook Group called Lead From Second.

What is Lead from Second and how does it help Campus Pastors? Find out in this whole new interview with Tom and Stan. In today’s episode, Tom and Stan talk about:

  • Ministry backgrounds for Stan and Tom
  • Why did they start Lead from Second
  • 2 great prizes at the end of the week when you join Lead from Second.

If you want to connect with Stan you can read his blog here or you can find him on Twitter ( He is very active on social media so definitely hit him up if you have a question.

What do you think? How do you engage your community as a minister?  Share your experiences and stories below or on social media using #ymsidekick so we can all learn from each other.

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Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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