In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Joel Manby, author of Love Works. They discuss the danger in not being completely honest about our mistakes and leading through crisis.
“None of us should put our self-worth in whether we keep our job as the lead pastor or not.”
“We have to lead in the short term and think in the short term, but at the same time we have to lead and vision to the future. That’s one of the most exhausting things as a top leader.”
“When I’ve made the huge mistakes in my life, I haven’t been completely truthful.”
“It never gets better, it only gets worse, if we don’t own up to every mistake we make.”
“The pastor’s leading is not more important than what is going on with their children or their home.”
“This is such a stressful time that we have to take care of ourselves first – eat, sleep, exercise. If we don’t do that it causes unhealthy living.”
“A lack of trustworthiness can cause a meltdown personally because you’ve taken on too much.”
“I don’t know why we fail to talk about our mistakes when you look at who God used in the Bible.”
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