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Melanie Wellman

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How I Lead as Relief Society President | An Interview with Melanie Wellman Stroud

Leading Saints Podcast

Melanie Wellman Stroud hosts the popular podcast Come Follow Me for Us. She served in both the Kobe and Tokyo South missions and graduated with a degree in Special Education from Brigham Young University. She has served in numerous church callings including Relief Society president, Young Women president, stake Young Women president, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and her favorite: nursery leader. Melanie currently resides in Surprise, Arizona.Highlights4:45 Melanie explains why her podcast is different from the other Come Follow Me podcasts. Her podcast is more about practical application, for the everyday person trying to apply the scriptures to their lives.6:15 Advice and tips for studying Come Follow Me. 8:15 Melanie relates her experience getting called as the Relief Society President.10:50 Melanie’s first principle of leadership: The importance of delegation. It’s not always easy to ask others for help but it’s very important not to get burned out.13:50 Second principle of leadership: Ditch the fluff. Focus on needs first. Forget the tablecloths or decorations. 15:30 Third principle of leadership: Use the materials that you are given. Stick to the manual. Look closely at the questions asked. People spend way too much time on things that aren’t going to get you to heaven. 18:30 Tips on teaching a General Conference talk in Relief Society.21:15 The fourth principle: Use the Book of Mormon as much as you can. When the Church began all they had was the Book of Mormon. They didn’t have any fancy manuals. Don’t let Come Follow Me take the place of the Book of Mormon in your studies.27:45 Melanie gives her advice on how to connect with the youth. Bond through having fun together and through spiritual discussions.LinksCome Follow Me for UsRead the TRANSCRIPT of this podcast

33mins

2 Sep 2021

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56. Interview with Melanie Wellman Stroud

The Gym Growth Geek

Steven Interviews Melanie Wellman Stroud, host of the Come Follow Me for Us Podcast. Melanie shares her story about how leaning into vulnerability and pursuing her passion have allowed her to serve tens of thousands of people each week.

52mins

18 May 2021

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How the Hard Things Make you Stronger with Melanie Wellman

Moms who Know

Melanie Wellman has been through a few hard things. She lost her dad to cancer at a young age, she suffered with postpartum depression, and she was divorced after being married for 23 years. But the struggles have made her stronger and have helped her identify her purpose, who she really is, and helped her to help other people. We can own the hard stuff, let go of the false idea of perfection and grow into who we are meant to be.For show notes, visit: www.momswhoknowpodcast.comTo discuss this week's question, visit: www.instagram.com/momswhoknowpodcast or www.facebook.com/momswhoknowpodcastgroupLearn more about Melanie's work here: www.comefollowmeforus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

11 Nov 2019