If you’ve talked to folk in churches that have a culture of decline they generally all agree there’s one reason that caused it and one solution to fix it: their pastor. They seem oblivious to every choice they make as a church that cultivates decline, and wistfully yearn for the person who will see people …

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Erik Reed developed a six item list to remind himself of the importance of pastoral leadership. I’m conscious of building in preparation for those who will follow after me; and know that my role gets me a certain amount of trust and influence but only time and relationship will nurture deep trust and influence, so …

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