A Seamless Succession

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Event


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession Online Event, John Ed Matthison, retired Senior Minister of Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church, shares what he knows about both successful and not successful leadership transitions within his tradition. 


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



Which of John Ed’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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Sometimes succession is seamless, and sometimes it isn’t. When a church has a less-than-successful succession, it’s important remember to learn, change, and grow for the future. God is with you, and He will bring the right people to you in His good time. 

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