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?
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
10:08 - Diversity for complementarians
13:06 - Why do we default to appointing leaders like us?
14:28 - Team players in leadership
19:40 - Does diversity work top-down or bottom-up?
26:54 - Relationships as a foundation for diversity
30:31 - The fruit of the Spirit in relational leadership
Resources mentioned in this episode
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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