In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Jenaye White are joined by Andrew Peterson, award-winning singer/songwriter and author of The Wingfeather Saga books and Adorning the Dark. During their conversation, they discuss the importance of community and knowing God through an artistic craft.
“There’s something beautiful about how art seems to draw people together.”
“Delegation is the key to leadership.”
“The point is the story. The point is not the guy that is telling it.”
“I’m always having to fight this cultural lie that I will only be happier somewhere else.”
“Sometimes your community are the ones who can see your gifting better than you can.”
“The Lord is using my fear of loneliness to bring people together.”
“Sometimes shifting gears from being a performer to sitting in a boardroom is like trying to turn the Titanic around.”
“Beekeeping forced me to every day go out and look at something God made, not something I made.”
“Inventing a story and carrying a couple of characters through a few thousand pages of story and bringing them to a conclusion that is satisfying is a way of knowing something about God.”
“When I meet a pastor who says he doesn’t have time for fiction I wonder what his sermons are like.”
“At some point, my role as a parent is to learn from my children as much as it is to teach them.”
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