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In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Thomas Terry, hip hop artist as well as co-founder and current owner of Humble Beast. Humble Beast is a record label and a community of creative people seeking to show Jesus to the world and express truth with creativity and excellence. They do this through music, apparel, conferences and events, and even coffee in the past. The conversation is wide ranging and has a unique flavor because of Thomas’s and Humble Beast’s emphasis on creativity and artistry.
“Discipleship is at the very core of Humble Beast.”
“We want to cultivate not just art but healthy Christianity.”
“Hip Hop gave me a voice and a means of expression.”
“More important than meetings are the way my pastors engage with me in life.”
“I learn a lot from example and observing people’s life and conduct.”
“We might see fiscal fruit, but are we seeing ministry fruit?”
“We worship an excellent God and it drives us to make excellent things.”
“I hate to have meetings in the morning.”
“Leadership in my home looks a lot like service.”
“Leadership looks like serving people.”
“Real effective leadership looks like being connected to people.”
“It’s much easier to manage tasks and goals than it is to invest in people.”
“The entry point to relationship with people is to listen a lot more and talk a lot less.”
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