In this episode of the Unseen Leadership podcast, Chandler Vannoy is joined by Dr. Jason Allen the president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. He is also the author of many books including Succeeding at Seminary, Being a Christian, and Discerning Your Call to Ministry.
During their conversation, they discuss understanding your unique gifting and calling, redeeming ambition, and contextual leadership.
QUOTES FROM EPISODE 64:
“There is more than one way to be a faithful, fruitful, effective pastor, leader, dad, coach, seminary president.”
“There is more than one way to faithfully lead.”
“How a man handles his own ambition is one of the most important aspects of his life.”
“If I were to hire a person and they struck me as fundamentally unambitious, that would be a problem. But if a person is just foaming at the mouth, that would signal the alarm at the other extreme.”
“You can be weakening your institution by chasing unhealthy goals.”
“We have to remember that leadership is always contextual.”
“If you find yourself brushing shoulders with leaders, ask them questions about what they are learning about leadership.”
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