Episode 406: Barriers to Creating a Leadership Pipeline

In Episode 406 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss the four altars that keep leaders from creating a leadership pipeline and how to overcome those barriers.

“What are the biggest issues or challenges that stop churches in creating an effective leadership pipeline? How should churches start creating that?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The four altars that all leaders face
  • How to overcome those barriers to create an effective leadership pipeline

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The challenges that leaders and churches face are all the same.” – @toddadkins
  • “You are sacrificing giving the ministry away on one of these four altars – pride, control, fear, or time.” – @toddadkins
  • “A lot of times you don’t want to give them authority to make decisions because you have a control problem.” – @danielsangi
  • “Campus pastors ultimately need to be able to make a decision that is best for the campus in the moment, and sometimes that might be different than what was agreed upon beforehand.” – @danielsangi
  • “Centralization of anything is a response to perceived risk or fear.” – @toddadkins
  • “Savvy people will always outdo savvy systems.” – @toddadkins
  • “If you don’t have a clear vision and values for your church, you are asking people to guess what the win looks like.” – @toddadkins
  • “By flipping the classroom you can have them watch the training anytime and anywhere.” – @danielsangi
  • “Don’t say ‘no’ for people.” – @toddadkins

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This Episode’s Sponsor: The Overcomer movie has inspired the creation of several resources. For small groups, there is the Overcomer Bible study. For individuals, there is a book called Defined. Both are based upon powerful insights from the Book of Ephesians. Learn more about all the resources at Lifeway.com/Overcomer.

Published July 22, 2019

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