Leadership Challenges Post-Pandemic

Episode 756

Host Ed Stetzer meets with leadership extraordinaire Todd Adkins to dive into the ways the pandemic has impacted our leaders’ discipleship and development. Tune in to learn how you can empower your people to better lead through intentional relationships.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What culture, leadership, and the weather all have in common
  • The importance of interpersonal connection within the church
  • How to move your people toward personal and congregational growth
  • The ways you can intentionally sow seed for a harvest season
  • Why honing in on discipleship and development is a must!

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

We’re living in a world where criticism is at a higher level. We’re also having to set different patterns and rhythms and are needing reservoirs of resilience at higher levels. — Ed Stetzer

People kept talking about a new normal, but it never came. The normalization is really inconsistency, not the predictability that we once had. — Todd Adkins

The challenges of leading in chaotic times mean that the levers you used to be able to pull to move things have shifted, so the structure and systems that were familiar to you and that you relied on are gone. — Todd Adkins

At the end of the day, it’s about relationship. I’m a result of good and godly people who couldn’t have asked you a good coaching question to save their lives. — Todd Adkins

The fruit of a volunteer is another volunteer; the fruit of a leader is another leader. — Todd Adkins

Men were Jesus’ method, and it really hasn’t changed that much. We think that we need to shift everything, but we just need to find a different way to do what we know has worked in the past. — Todd Adkins

Published August 1, 2023

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