Episode 590: The Relationship Between a Campus Pastor and the Central Location Staff

In Episode 590 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what the relationship looks like between a campus pastor and the director level staff of the central location.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Different ways campus pastors can interact with ministry director staff at the central location
  • Knowing when to push to make a different decision for your context and when not to

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “You have to watch when people get innovative when they should be static, and static where they should be innovative.” – @toddadkins
  • “There will always be a tendency toward mission drift and vision drift the more campuses that you have and the further they are removed from the central vision.” – @toddadkins
  • “Your job as a senior pastor, executive pastor, or campus pastor director is to bring together those two people and help them understand where they are the same and where they need to have a little grace with each other.” – @toddadkins
  • “Let’s not deviate just because we want it our way.” – @toddadkins
  • “Campus pastors know their context the most and they are responsible for that campus.” – @danielsangi
  • “That central pastor is the one who is most researched and experienced in that area and they need to see themselves as coaches and facilitators.” – @danielsangi
  • “Pick your battles and leverage the position and relationships you have carefully.” – @toddadkins

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Published May 3, 2021

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