On this episode, Pastor Jimmy Scroggins elaborates on the Family Church Leadership Principles and how our team has stayed flexible, agile, and adaptable in this season. Pastor Christian Ramos and Minister to Families, Erica Brooks, lead in different ministry areas, but share how they live out the Family Church Leadership Principles in their day-to-day activities. Hear how Christian uses the “umbrella of mercy” to air silly ideas, and why Erica feels saying less achieves greater impact. From tips on how you can make meetings more entertaining, to why the legend of King Arthur’s round table is Jimmy’s inspiration, you don’t want to miss out on this super informative episode!
How we define being an innovator: being courageous about creating, and embracing change, keeping the future in view!
What it means to be a collaborator: going from I to WE.
How the legend of King Arthur and the round table inspired Jimmy.
Why listening needs to be intentionally collaborative.
Hear the scripture that describes the importance of collaboration.
The practical ways to becoming a collaborator: from creating a time and space to building cross-functional teams.
Why face-to-face (or mask-to-mask) interaction is so crucial.
The tradeoff between the time taken to make a decision when multiple people are involved, versus the benefits of different viewpoints.
What should be communicated via email and text, compared to what meetings should cover.
Collaboration can mean laziness: why it’s important to practice strong preparation and full engagement.