Episode 588: The Relationship Between a Lead Pastor and a Campus Pastor

In Episode 588 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss the nuances, tension, and best practices between a lead pastor and campus pastor.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What the relationship looks like in an identical twin and sibling multisite model
  • Why being on the same page about vision and decision making is important

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “In the scenario where it’s a solid line, the lead pastor is either seeing his role as one of development in nature or he has a very hands on approach.” – @toddadkins
  • “If you are a campus pastor or senior pastor in the solid line model, your relationship is key.” – @danielsangi
  • “As the campus pastor you want to make sure you are aligning with the lead pastor and the elders and the vision of the church so that you are not inadvertently creating a church split down the road.” – @danielsangi
  • “One of the most important things to do if you are in this situation is to develop a strong relationship with one another and figure out how to have the same mind in decision making.” – @danielsangi
  • “While you may not be preaching, you still need to be a strong pastor and a strong communicator in that pastoral role.” – @toddadkins
  • “If you are in a dotted line relationship it is going to take that much more effort to be of the same vision and the be able to lead well.” – @danielsangi
  • “You need to shepherd your campus pastors as they shepherd their congregations.” – @danielsangi

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Published April 27, 2021

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