Five Small Shifts That That Will Transform Your Ministry

Episode #370
October 10, 2017
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Podcast Episode #370

Daniel Im joins us to discuss his new book, No Silver Bullets, and five shifts you can make that will radically your ministry.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • “Discipleship is a direction, not a destination.”
  • Reading your Bible is critical to growing as a disciple.
  • Focus more on the function of community than the form.
  • Regardless of how we make our paycheck, we all have the same mission—to make disciples.

The five shifts we cover in this episode are:

  1. From Destination to Direction
  2. From Output to Input
  3. From Sage to Guide
  4. From Form to Function
  5. From Maturity to Missionary

About Daniel Im

Daniel Im is the Director of Church Multiplication for and LifeWay Christian Resources. He serves as Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship, a multisite church in Nashville, TN. Daniel is the author of No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that will Transform Your Ministry and also the co-author of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (2nd ed.) with Ed Stetzer. He has an M.A. in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary and has served and pastored in churches ranging from 100 to 50,000 people in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Korea, Edmonton, and Nashville.

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