EE Leaders | Leadership Lessons Season 2 Episode 5 - Developing Leaders
Dan Grittner, Lifespring Church, Royal Palm Beach, FL (a brand new church plant scheduled for launch September 2019) talks about his own experience under the godly leadership of his youth pastor and how it changed his life. It takes time and effort. Watch for the potential in those around you, that you can build with and invest in them. The life changing difference is that you care about them, about their heart. This is a powerful exhortation from the heart of a pastor.
“You’ve got to spend time with your leaders.” -Dan Grittner
“It’s not about giving someone a task and them doing it. It’s about building a family.” -Dan Grittner
“Who is it in your life right now that you know that you could build more time with?” -Dan Grittner
“He is a creative God and He lives inside of you. He wants to give you a creative way of making disciples.” -Dan Grittner
“You’ve got to be after their heart.’ -Dan Grittner
One Piece of Advice | 360 Preparation
Casey Cleveland, Senior Pastor at Avenue Church, Delray Beach, FL, shares his advice from Joshua 4:14: On that day, the Lord exalted Joshua. It is the Lord who exalts us when it comes to significant shaping ministry. So if it is the Lord who exalts leaders, giving people the confidence to follow them as they follow Christ, what is the responsibility of leaders? 360 preparation—being prepared in all sorts of different areas. Being prepared holistically includes mindfulness, diet, sleep, exercise. Every area of life affects your ministry.
“If it’s the job of Jesus to exalt me and put me in a place where people will actually go, where I believe the Lord is leading us, then I just need to be prepared for that.” -Casey Cleveland
“Pursue thinking about how I can be fully mindful and present in this moment?” -Casey Cleveland
“Remember, we’re going to war. Most of the warriors I know are in shape—emotionally, physically and spiritually.” -Casey Cleveland
Contact Daniel: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leadership Lessons/One Piece of Advice/Blog/Recommended Books: eeleaders.com
Dan Grittner’s first book: For a Limited Time Only: Making The Most Of The Time You Have Left