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CFTROU 0048: Coaching Campus Pastors and Directors

This is part two of our three-part series with our Family Church player/coaches. Today we are talking with Aaron Filippone, Campus Pastor at Family Church Gardens. Aaron also serves as a player/coach for our other Campus Pastors and Directors. We are going to dive into what it means to be a church team leader and the importance of building an environment of trust and deep relationships. Aaron also shares his coaching tips and strategies for leading volunteers and staff members as well as how to work cross-functionally with other teams.

Key Points:

  • Areas of accountability for Campus Pastors and Directors.
  • Why the campus pastor is like the quarterback on the team.
  • Using a shepherding tracker to see movement in the lives of people.
  • Importance of learning from one another to develop best-practices.
  • Coaching tips that would transfer to church teams of any size.
  • Strategy for scheduling meetings with church volunteers and staff members.
  • Why it is critical to always keep the posture of a student to continue learning.
  • Importance of building relational bridges; investing time into people.
  • How to operate cross-functionally with other teams.

One of the things that really helps us at Family Church is we’re all learning best-practices from one another. Click To TweetPositioning our campus pastors at the tip of the spear gives us an opportunity to learn from one another. Click To TweetTaking a learner’s posture, even as a coach in a collaborative environment, is really vital. Click To TweetCoaching is better done by people who are doing are also players on the field. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Sharper! Conference

Jimmy on Twitter

Aaron Filippone on Twitter

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