IN DEPENDENCE The Pursuit of Diversity in Leadership

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The Pursuit of Diversity in Leadership

Why is diversity in church leadership a good goal to pursue? How can we genuinely develop diversity in leadership without tokenism?


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In this episode, Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries) is joined by Trevor Archer (Director for London) and Yannick Christos-Wahab (pastor, Stockwell Baptist Church) to discuss developing diversity in leadership and what needs to be considered to pursue this end in a genuine and healthy way.

00:00 - Introduction
02:14 - Why is diversity in leadership good?
07:29 - Diversity in pastoral ministry
- Diversity for complementarians
- Why do we default to appointing leaders like us?
14:28 - Team players in leadership
- Does diversity work top-down or bottom-up?
- Relationships as a foundation for diversity
- The fruit of the Spirit in relational leadership

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In:Dependence is FIEC’s official podcast, where you’ll hear teaching and resources for church leaders from the FIEC Ministry Team and guests from FIEC churches and partners.

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