Your Church Members Won’t Always Agree with You And Why That’s Ok

Episode #753
June 14, 2022
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It’s unreasonable to expect everyone to agree with everything you say. In fact, if you’re doing your job well as a pastor, taking firm stances and having a clear vision, then you will likely have dissent. In most cases, this dissent is not an omen of malevolence, but rather a sign of trust. Thom and Sam discuss why it’s not a bad thing that everyone doesn’t always agree with you. 

  • Over a long tenure, you won’t even agree with yourself.
  • Apathetic compliance can create a dangerous echo chamber.
  • Unheard dissent can become explosive.
  • You’re not perfect and need the accountability.




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