Bio: Jordan Oliver is the Middle School Director of Student Life at Maryvale Preparatory, an all-girls’ school in Baltimore, Maryland, where she works to cultivate a positive, service-oriented and faith-filled learning environment. Jordan teaches a multimedia Journalism class to eighth graders and coached Middle School field hockey for two years. She is heavily involved with the Middle School ministry at LifePoint Church, where she is a member of the teaching team and small group leader. Jordan helped lead a High School mission trip to Ethiopia this past August. Her work in ministry began the summer of 2013 when she interned at Elevation Church after graduating from college. Jordan attended High Point University where she double-majored in Communication and Theology.
Description: Is it possible to be too prepared? In a society dominated by competition, over-preparation is one of our biggest downfalls. As youth leaders, we need to be careful that we aren’t over-preparing our youth to love others, when they aren’t first prepared to love themselves.