As a seasoned Youth Director and seminary graduate I joined the YMCP cohort with great reservation. I could not image that participating in this cohort could possibly be the best thing for me to do with such limited time and energy. Without a doubt, this has been one of the most meaningful and beneficial experiences in my life. What a gift to be connected with others so passionate about being the best servants they can for the kingdom of God. Through the engagement with my cohort, who offered me so much love and support, I have grown personally in my spiritual walk and professionally in ministry. Participating in an YMCP cohort is definitely a gift to oneself that will help you learn your value and how to make a positive impact on those whom you serve.