In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Dan Iten are joined by Jared Musgrove, Co-Founder of the Community Leadership Collective and Executive Pastor of the Well Community Church. The episode focuses on the importance of small groups and communities in church ministry. Musgrove also discusses his new book, “A Short Guide to Groups: The Art of Leading Community,” and highlights the transformative power of small groups in personal growth and leadership. The guys also talk about the significance of mid-sized communities as well as the role of prayer in leadership.
“I want people who lead communities within churches to feel seen and to feel equipped and empowered to get in on what God’s doing through those groups.” – Jared Musgrove
“The guys that try to go it alone, whether it’s planning a church or leading a company ends up burning out really quick.” – Jared Musgrove
“Our entire mission is to equip and empower college men to live faithfully and lead courageously. I want these guys going into church planting and training. I want these guys to be elders in churches and to be leading companies with Christian conviction.” – Jared Musgrove
“Honestly, I get more pastoral insight from fiction books than I do from pastoral books most of the time.” – Jared Musgrove
“I think the greatest way I can lead my kids is just remembering what it was like to grow up.” – Jared Musgrove
“There is no one size fits all way for designing transformational groups within the church. It is an art, not a science.” – Jared Musgrove