Episode 500: Leading Ourselves During Crisis [Full Version]

In Episode 500 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel, Ed, and Todd discuss how to best lead ourselves during this moment in time.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How this time has been challenging for leaders
  • Advice for leading congregations that disagree about how to move forward

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “At first, I threw myself completely into work, then I shifted toward what can I control, what can I not control, and knowing the difference between those two things.” – @toddadkins
  • “I realized that day, I had to reset. I had been doing all of this stuff that was not sustainable.” – @edstetzer
  • “The stressful part of this entire thing for me is knowing that I cannot please everyone and understanding the circumstances of the decisions I am making within the church.” – @danielsangi
  • “There has never been a time when leadership has been needed more than right now.” – @edstetzer
  • “If you went into ministry hoping that you would not have to lead in conflict, you have chosen poorly.” – @edstetzer
  • “The challenge is going to be how do we lead well where we can bring the vast majority of our churches together recognizing three will be a significant number of people who just think what we’ve chosen to do is fundamentally bad.” – @edstetzer
  • “It’s important that as church leaders we are shepherding not only our congregation, but our team as well.” – @danielsangi

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Published June 15, 2020

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