6 Reasons Many Church Leaders Stop Leading Outwardly

Episode #492
December 11, 2018
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Podcast Episode #492

Inward focus is natural for churches. It takes intentional effort and supernatural power to overcome this inward focus. Today, we discuss six reasons why it is so difficult to overcome.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • There are times in every leader’s life when they get comfortable and don’t move forward. It happens, but you must keep pushing.
  • Churches have to be outwardly focused or their kingdom impact will be minimal.
  • For churches, inward focus is natural. Outward focus requires supernatural power.
  • The tyranny of the urgent often keeps us from fulfilling the Great Commission.

The six reasons we discuss are:

  1. The shift is gradual
  2. Tyranny of the urgent
  3. Demands of church members
  4. Settling into a comfort zone
  5. Lack of guidance or resources
  6. Lack of affirmation

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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