Identifying and Raising Up the Next Generation to Lead Now

Hosts Vance Pitman and Jeff Medders team up with Troy Nesbitt, the president of the Salt Network, to discuss the roles of mentorship, discipleship, and leadership within our ministry spheres. Tune in to discover how you can reach the next generation’s leaders and the part you’re called to play in helping them live on mission for Christ.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The key characteristics that define potential leaders
  • What it means for the gospel to go upstream in your life
  • How to facilitate mentor relationships within your new church plant
  • What to look for from your potential mentees
  • The importance of community in the life of our leaders

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

That liminal age group from 18 to 22 is when most people make life-altering decisions. It’s where you lay a foundation for what your faith is going to be. — Troy Nesbitt

Our churches need young leaders who are leading for people to be able to see, “Oh, there’s something I can do and be a part of.” We are trying to raise up young leaders and give them a real platform. — Troy Nesbitt

You can raise a person’s level of influence, but you’re not going to take somebody who’s not influencing people and all of a sudden make them an influencer. — Vance Pitman

Ministry is not for professionals; ministry is for everybody. If you have the Spirit of God alive in you, you should be able to win, train, and send somebody in your influence. You know somebody who’s far from God but close to you. — Troy Nesbitt

You need to trust God’s plan for you and how He’s allowing you to be developed, cultivated, and mentored. — Vance Pitman

If you have to make it convenient before you can pour into them and mentor them, you’re probably pouring into and mentoring the wrong people. — Vance Pitman

Published May 7, 2024

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