Six Steps for Successful Succession

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Event


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession Online Event, Jerry Hutchins, Senior Pastor of Kingdom Now Ministries in Norcross, Georgia, and past Senior Pastor of Timothy Baptist church in Athens, Georgia, encourages pastors to set their successors up for success in six specific ways.


As you watch this session, take notes and write down thoughts about how it can impact the way you lead and transition. 


Which of Jerry’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? (Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you? Were you convicted of sin?)
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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A successful succession is possible! Some of the key things to remember are communication, relationship, and consistency. As you commit to your plan and keep your people in mind, God will bless you and your church and lead you into an exciting new season of ministry.


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