Why my dad stopped going to church

Nov. 10, 2016

What leadership styles do you have in your church? When it comes to leadership, do you operate under a one-size-fits-all mentality? Dr. Bob Whitesel, professor of Christian Ministry and Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary, shares his dad’s leadership story in the church, and the challenge of placing leaders in positions where they will thrive. (Excerpted from The Society For Church Consulting’s Church Staffing Summit 2015.)


Topics: Leadership, Ministry, Vision, Volunteers


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