What are the common characteristics of flourishing churches? Today we welcome Dana Allin, ECO's Synod Executive to talk about the core of revitalization. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode51
Today we have a big announcement as we get ready to celebrate one year of the podcast! Then, we tackle one of the areas most pastors and leaders tend to struggle - managing people. We share some tips and insights to improve. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode50
Ever tempted to go it alone? It can be an attractive idea: life on your own terms, your own way. But success usually doesn't last. How to diagnose and treat Lone Ranger Syndrome before it undermines your ministry. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode49
What do educators think of Gen Z? How are they adapting (or not adapting) their methods in order to reach today's kids? This summer, we've heard from seminary leaders, authors, business leaders, and youth leaders about the next generation and how to reach them. In this episode, we get a top educator's point of view. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode48
Are you serving or planting a church in a small town? Do you attend conferences and become frustrated about your resources? What if you are God's answer to an entire town? Today we talk with long time pastor (and Jesse's dad), Jon Skiffington, about the impact of small church - small town ministry. For show notes, visit www.reclaimedleader.com/episode47
Part II – Jesse and Jason discuss two key components of leadership development: nurture and training. These provide the pastoral and practical framework necessary in order to successfully pass the baton of leadership. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode46.
There is a deficit of leadership in the local church. So often, pastors and staff lead virtually everything (with a groan) because they believe there is no one else to do it. But is that really true? Has God really left all the leadership to paid staff members? Is there really no one else? A key aspect of leading change without losing your roots is about learning to develop other leaders in the life of church. When you do, you are investing in a healthy vision for the church. How are you...
It's estimated that by the year 2020, 43 percent of the workforce will be freelance. Moreover, businesses and churches are discovering that traditional staffing models are becoming less effective. We talk with Bryan & Shannon Miles about how their company, Belay Solutions, is trying to staff the Church for greater impact.
This week we talk with Rev. Anna W. Kent, Mission Affinity Group Leader for ECO. We discuss the critical role of accountability and the DNA of flourishing churches. For show notes visit: reclaimedleader.com/episode28
Larry has served on ministry staff teams for the past 16 years and is passionate about equipping leaders and volunteers in the local church. Today we talk about how to successfully lead volunteer worship teams.
Hey pastor, are you ready for Easter? Here are some last minute (hardly any prep) tips to help you get the most mileage possible with all those holiday guests. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode26.
Today we welcome Tosca Lee, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of ISCARIOT; THE LEGEND OF SHEBA; DEMON: A MEMOIR; HAVAH: THE STORY OF EVE; THE PROGENY DUOLOGY; and the Books of Mortals series with Ted Dekker. Tosca discusses how creativity can impact leadership, church, and culture.
Today we talk with longtime pastor, church consultant, and author, Stan Ott. Stan is the President and Founder of the Vital Churches Institute and CEO of Leading Moments. Stan shares his insights on church revitalization.
What happens when you do lose your roots? What happens when you go through a personal darkness in the midst of ministry? Anxiety, depression, loneliness... these can become silent heart killers. Austin Hill discusses his journey through depression and back.
We all know what happens when you assume. But the worst kinds of assumptions are the ones we don't realize we're making. On today's episode, Jason and Jesse uncover some common assumptions that can easily undermine your ministry.
Have your ministry environments become an obstacle rather than an asset? Are you convinced that only big budget churches can move the needle on creating great ministry spaces? Good news: change is within your reach according to DeeAnn!