In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Daniel Im, former cohost of 5LQ, Senior Associate Pastor at Beulah Alliance Church, and author of You Are What You Do. They discuss the following questions:
- What is the greatest lie that leaders believe?
- How is this lie affecting the church?
- How has this continued to shift in culture?
- We have both experienced the tragedy of a fall. How does that happen?
- How do you come back from this?
“‘You Are What You Do’ is the greatest lie that leaders believe.”
“Every single one of these lies is likely more appealing to one of the Enneagram numbers than not.”
“Doing has become a badge of honor. It has become a status symbol and the way to define ourselves.”
“Books have become the new business card.”
“Is your identity on the things that you do, have done, and are going to do? Or on what Jesus has done for you? And is that enough?”
“Ephesians 2:8-9 is what Christ has done for us, and doing is a response in verse 10.”
“There are three unintended consequences when we believe this lie that we are what we do.”
“Platforms in and of themselves are neutral, but the problem is that desiring for and building your life on getting that platform often opens the door to a compartmentalized life.”
“The problem with pretending is it always leads to anxiety.”
“That divide between your inner and outer life continues to grow until you just can’t hold it anymore and that’s where we see implosions happen.”
“It was in the desert that God shaped David’s character, deepened his prayer life, and made him into the man he was.”
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