The Protégé Experience

The Protégé Experience is designed to develop men and women into homegrown leaders as they continue in their current full-time jobs or schooling.  This is not the same as a 12 Stone Grace Residency.

In the program you’ll be exposed to topics such as:

  • self leadership
  • team leadership
  • group dynamics
  • spiritual disciplines
  • communication
  • developing a personal growth plan
  • budgeting and finance
  • conflict resolution
  • time management
  • and others

Wins for the Protégé Experience

  • Young leaders who are developed in heart and skill by GBC
  • Young leaders who feel a sense of community with one another
  • Young leaders given the chance to speak into the culture of GBC
  • Young leaders given significant responsibility at GBC

Time Components of the Protégé Experience

  • Mentor Groups – 1 mentor with 3-5 Protégé. Study materials to be determined by the groups.
  • Quarterly Leadership Lunch 
  • Regular participation in their different ministries at GBC
  • A fall retreat

Who Would Make a Great Protégé

  • Anyone who is currently attending Grace and is between 22 and 30 years old. 
  • A person who has an eager willingness to invest time and energy into growing as a leader.


The next Protégé Experience will begin on September 1st and applications are due July 31, 2018. The cost to be a part of the Protégé Experience is $50 which covers food, retreats and other incidental expenses.

Apply here.

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