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CFTROU 0141: Be a People Developer

No matter what kind of organization youre part of, if you are a Christian, you are called into the business of people development. In todays episode, Jimmy and Leslee Bennett are joined by Pastor Joel McDonald and Pastor Jimmy Muir to discuss one of our Family Church Leadership Principles: be a people developer. We touch on the strong biblical foundations of people development and why it is vital for helping us flourish as Christfollowers, and we share some guidelines for recruiting and attracting the best talent, providing opportunities for training and development, and challenging people to go further than they imagined they could, plus so much more! We hope youll join us for this practical and powerful discussion on people development!

Key Points:

  • How to develop and invest in your team so they can flourish today and be ready for tomorrow.

  • Jimmy Scroggins on people development as discipleship, no matter your organization.

  • How people development aligns with God’s will and supercharges the growth of His Kingdom.

  • Allowing people to thrive in their given role; how to assign roles according to the person.

  • The importance of providing opportunities for training and development.

  • The value of communication and staff feedback.

  • Tools for self-development: read books, go places, meet people, and take people with you.

  • How to help people articulate their goals and develop a path to move forward. 

  • The importance of launching people, not losing people as they grow. 
  • Final thoughts on people development: start with one person, make people feel seen, and press into those who are pressing into you. 

We talk about helping people articulate their goals and dreams and then developing a path for them to move forward. Click To TweetBeing a people developer is vital to helping us flourish as a church family and it is, honestly, vital to following the commands of Jesus Christ. God intended us to sharpen one another, to push one another, to grow together. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Joel McDonald on Facebook

Jimmy Muir Email

Church for the Rest of Us on Twitter

Family Church on Facebook

Family Church on Instagram

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