In this episode of the Unseen Leadership podcast, Chandler Vannoy and Josh Hunter are joined by Andrew Peterson who is an award-winning sing-songwriter, creator of The Rabbit Room, and author of the Wingfeather Saga and his latest book Adorning the Dark.
During their conversation, they discuss how to distinguish between pride and ambition, how to tell the difference between leadership and false influence, and how to lead as a creative.
QUOTES FROM EPISODE 29:
“There is no recipe for success. The best advice I can give to young leaders is say yes, keep working on your craft, and be available.”
“Everything that I tried to make happen on my own, ended in a dead end.”
“If your ambition is to leave a legacy, what you’ll leave a legacy of ambition.” – Rich Mullins
“Your motives are never going to be perfectly pure, so don’t let that stop you from doing good work, but listen to the Spirit saying careful.”
“You need to go to church with people who are not impressed with you.”
“Knowing that you are not alone and that your struggles are familiar to other people is so helpful.”
“A good thing can be a bad thing for us if that is not what God has given us to do.”
“If you are honestly reading Scripture, it is almost impossible to get arrogant.”
Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle
Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
Deep Work by Cal Newport
The Lion’s Gate by Steven Pressfield
For more than 25 years, Portable Church® has helped thousands of churches launch strong and thrive in a mobile setting. We design custom solutions that fit each budget, vision, and venue. Everything you need to launch a mobile church — an inviting worship space, kids ministry areas, welcome spaces, storage cases, etc — all in a system refined to make it fast, easy & fun for the weekly volunteer teams. See what this looks like by visiting portablechurch.com/lifeway.