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CFTROU 0152B10: Collaboration

In this episode, we’re bringing you a broadcast of a panel of guests that we featured at the Church For the Rest of Us Conference we held earlier this month. The theme of this year’s conference is COLLABORATION so the discussion you hear will be conversation around that topic. Pastor Jimmy Scroggins and Leslee Bennett are  joined by three special guests: Pastor Jed Coppenger, Pastor Jay Strother, and Pastor Jeff Robinson. We learn the importance of rhythms, clarity, and self-worth when it comes to fostering a healthy environment for collaboration. 

Key Points:

  • How we define being an innovator: being courageous about creating, and embracing change, keeping the future in view!

  • The various leadership structures at Redemption City Church, Station Hill Church, and Grace Fellowship, respectively.

  • The structure of elder and trustee rotations in our guests’ respective churches.

  • Why Jay recently attended a workshop on church governance.

  • How our guests foster collaboration among their teams.

  • Jay stresses the importance of having a rhythm and outlines that of Station Hill Church.

  • How Redemption City Church has a ministry team that grows food for the hungry.

  • Redemption City Church’s ministry team meeting rhythms.

  • How to foster collaboration with clarity.

  • How abusive leadership directly opposes the ability to collaborate.

  • The relationship between self-worth and collaboration.

  • The value of meetings and of looking ahead.

  • Our guests each share their collaboration tips and breakthroughs!

  • Why you should never dress your ideas up in God-language.

  • The importance of accepting and normalizing micro-failures.

  • The benefits of simply spending time together as a team without an agenda.

As a leader, if you haven’t created a structure of clarity, how does anybody even know what they’re collaborating on? Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Redemption City Church

Station Hill Church

Jay Strother on Twitter

Jeff Robinson

Jeff Robinson on Twitter

Grace Fellowship

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Family Church Network

Family Church on Facebook

Family Church on Instagram

Church for the Rest of Us on Twitter

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