Episode 613: Ways a Pastor Can Lead, Part 1

In Episode 613 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed begin a discussion on how pastors can lead.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How a pastor can lead through preaching
  • Where the line is between leadership and manipulation

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Leading through preaching is not the only way that you ought to be leading, but it is one way to lead and a powerful way to lead your congregation toward the vision that God has called you towards.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you aren’t careful as a pastor, you could actually create a culture of dependence where your team members, staff, and ministry leaders are fighting to get into their ministry program into your sermon.” – @danielsangi
  • “What you don’t want to do is create a culture where the only way to influence is through your preaching.” – @danielsangi
  • “You can’t underestimate the power of the main communicator, the main shepherd, leading through culture change.” – @danielsangi
  • “Keep in mind that with the influence of the pulpit, comes the danger of preaching in ways that are inappropriate.” – @edstetzer
  • “Pastors and bullying don’t need to be together at the pulpit.” – @edstetzer
  • “Don’t be afraid to speak from the pulpit things that need to be said about the congregation where it is.” – @edstetzer

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Published July 22, 2021

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