In Episode 615 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed continue a discussion on how pastors can lead.
In This Episode, You’ll Discover:
- How a pastor can lead through systems
- What happens if you leave systems to chance
Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):
- “Systems are put in place so that everything doesn’t rise and fall on you.” – @danielsangi
- “Preaching leadership initiates. Systems leadership sustains.” – @edstetzer
- “This is a learned approach that can make you more effective in the church because you have indeed created and lead out in some of the systems.” – @edstetzer
- “When it comes to church structure, if you were to leave systems to chance you would allow the loudest voices in your congregation to become the elders and the decision makers instead of the ones who fit the biblical qualifications.” – @danielsangi
- “If you were to leave systems to chance, your prayer life and daily routine would go by the wayside since your attention would be consumed with putting out fires.” – @danielsangi
- “If you left systems to chance, your church would be all about the weekend show rather than the important work of making disciples of all nations.” – @danielsangi
- Listen to Episode 613: Ways a Pastor Can Lead, Part 1
- Read “10 Reasons Systems Matter for Church Planting”
- Read Planting Missional Churches by Daniel Im and Ed Stetzer
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Published July 29, 2021