Episode 548: Day-to-Day Decision Making in the Succession Process

In Episode 548 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd continue to discuss succession planning and how to make decisions on a day-to-day basis during the transition.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • When staffing and vision responsibilities transfer
  • What the dance of making decisions looks like practically

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “At about the Year One mark is when staffing, strategy, vision, and direction where passed to me.” – @danielsangi
  • “As much as I am leading strategy, vision, direction, and staffing, I need to make consciously make the decision to be close in-step with the lead pastor who is leaving.” – @danielsangi
  • “He has so much wisdom, the blessing is that he is still working for our church and I can ask him for his help.” – @danielsangi
  • “Practically, day-to-day wise, I do know our staff does feel like there are two senior pastors, but I don’t think there is any way to get around that with an intentional overlap.” – @danielsangi
  • “I prefer the four leaders to be separated from each other in gifting, area of responsibility, and in what they are focusing on, with a small circle of overlap where as an executive leadership team this is what we are making decisions on.” – @danielsangi
  • “When it comes to the scalability side, a little overlap is better and more advantageous.” – @danielsangi
  • “You need a team that is well-rounded and can cover all the areas, but if everyone is good at the same things, you are not going to go further compared to if everyone is great at a few different things.” – @danielsangi

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Published November 30, 2020