Leading a Leadership Team
What are the important things to understand and consider in leading a leadership team well?
In this interview, John Russell, Lead Minister at Cornerstone Church Nottingham, speaks with FIEC Church Leadership Consultant Ray Evans to share insights into how he leads the leadership team at the church, and his journey to full-time ministry.
00:00 – Key things to develop as you lead your team well
01:35 – Growing in emotional intelligence?
04:27 – Growing leaders throughout the whole church
06:41 – What did you find helpful in your journey into full-time Christian ministry?
08:49 – Taking risks on future leaders
10:29 – What leadership weaknesses could put young leaders off?
12:46 – Implementing the skill of listening and asking questions
15:02 – Raising leaders in the church without a staff team
17:30 – What other kinds of leaders are there apart from ‘up the front’ preacher-teacher leaders?
19:59 – Hearing from the whole church in leadership discussions
23:08 – Challenges in running a staff team
Resources mentioned in this interview:
- The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues, Patrick Lencioni.
- 5 Voices: How to Communicate Effectively with Everyone You Lead, Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram.
This interview was conducted in 2019.