Part 3 of 3: Elephants in the Room in Revitalization – “I Overestimated My Leadership Ability, but I am Afraid to Admit It”

Episode #240
March 10, 2022
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Mark and Thom look at some of the unspoken but very real issues in church revitalization. They confront the reality of the issue and then offer a pathway to deal with it. In this third of three episodes, they examine the challenge of realizing you aren’t the leader you thought you were.

  • Confession is good, but be wise who hears your confession.
  • Make certain you are certain about your own shortfalls.
  • Consider it a possibility that you are in the wrong seat on the bus.
  • Get a trustworthy coach.
  • Take a break before you make a dramatic decision.




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