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Since our foundation in 1968, the mission of Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes has been to develop youth into Christian leaders. From a group of eight boys in that first year to more than 20,000 today, our mission has remained the same.

L2L is the oldest and largest leadership training program used by the churches of Christ today. It is a tool churches of Christ can use to help prepare their youth and adults for service in the Kingdom of God and help develop their overall leadership potential. L2L is more than just attending a youth rally or participating in a Bible Bowl. We offer a variety of Bible-based class materials and events for preschoolers through adults.

Teaching students to do “Bible things in Bible ways” is the essence of L2L. 

The goal of L2L is to provide churches of Christ with effective, year-round leadership training tools that can be adapted to individual congregational needs. 

The purpose of L2L is to help local congregations instill the Word of God into youth and adults so that they will stand firm in the faith.  Teaching students to do “Bible things in Bible ways” is the essence of L2L.

Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Click here to learn the basics of the L2L program with a free, downloadable program overview booklet! Once you've read through the information, email us or call us at (334) 215-0251 to begin an L2L program at your congregation!

Latest L2L News:

Updated Rulebook for 2017 is posted!!

2017 Debate topic announced! Click here.

Todd Kempton Joins L2L National Staff

Todd Kempton has joined the L2L national staff as the organization’s first full-time Texas-based employee, announced executive director Roy Johnson. Kempton will be a field representative responsible for cultivating relationships with new and existing L2L groups in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri.

Kempton is a life-long member of the church of Christ and serves as a deacon at the Whitehouse Church of Christ in Tyler, Tex., where Jay Lockhart serves as pulpit minister. Kempton has an extensive ministry background, having been in full-time ministry over youth and education and serving as an associate minister for 15 years. He has been to more than 20 countries on mission efforts. Kempton also serves as secretary on the board of directors for the French Africa Christian Education Foundation.

“We are excited about the talents and perspective Todd will bring to Lads to Leaders,” said Johnson. “His experience in business and ministry make him an excellent addition to L2L."

Prior to his employment with L2L, Kempton was a radiology department manager for a hospital in Tyler, Tex. He is a graduate of Harding University with degrees in Bible, marketing and management. He and his wife, Kenna, have two children, Brittney and Brayden. 

Kempton may be contacted at (903) 571-4304 or by email.

2017 Bible Bowl and Pearls

Click on the pictures below to order the 2017 Bible Bowl bundle featuring questions on the books of Ruth, Esther and Job, and to preorder the 2017 Pearls study book!

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