In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Chandler Vannoy are joined by Léonce Crump Jr., pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta and author of Renovate. They discuss why and when pastor’s need to be vulnerable and the fear of failure.
“Last year was the hardest year, ministerially, of my life.”
“Your Enneagram is the person you felt you had to become to navigate your world as you were developing.”
“Last year’s conflict forced me into a place of exposure and vulnerability that made me a better leader.”
“A part of the reason pastor’s want to look like they have it all together is because that is the pressure and the expectation.”
“Ensure that you put yourself in a position in which you can be vulnerable, in which you can be your whole self uncensored.”
“The people you lead need to know some things so that they know you are both sheep and shepherd.”
“There are four relationships every ministry leader needs: friend, coach, counselor, pastor.”
“If we are seeing this as a disruption to be waited out until we can return back to whatever we thought normal was, we are missing it.”
“I want to fundamentally shift and be a part of fundamentally shifting the way that the church approaches the public square.”
“There’s a lot of risk involved in leadership, and a lot of immobility for fear of failure, but you are going to fail. That does not determine or define the scope, breadth, or depth of your leadership.”
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