Episode 472: The Most Common Lie Leaders Believe

In Episode 472 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Todd interviews Daniel on the most common lie leaders believe and what to do about it.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How what you do conditions how you look at your identity
  • Why you need to be careful about creating an inner and outer life

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Doing has become a badge of honor. It has become a status symbol and the way to define ourselves.” – @danielsangi
  • “Books have become the new business card.” – @danielsangi
  • “Is your identity on the things that you do, have done, and are going to do? Or on what Jesus has done for you? And is that enough?” – @danielsangi
  • “Ephesians 2:8-9 is what Christ has done for us, and doing is a response in verse 10.” – @danielsangi
  • “Platforms in and of themselves are neutral, but the problem is that desiring for and building your life on getting that platform often opens the door to a compartmentalized life.” – @danielsangi
  • “That divide between your inner and outer life continues to grow until you just can’t hold it anymore and that’s where we see implosions happen.” – @danielsangi
  • “It was in the desert that God shaped David’s character, deepened his prayer life, and made him into the man he was.” – @danielsangi

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Published March 9, 2020

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