Passing the Baton

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Event


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession experience, Gene Getz, Pastor Emeritus of Chase Oaks Church, shares the story of his church’s successful transition and offers wisdom to pastors considering their own succession plans. 


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


Which of Gene’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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Gene has had a long and rewarding career in ministry, including a successful transition. Consider his intentionality and wisdom as you navigate your own transition. Make a list of the things that stand out to you in his leadership. God has great things in store for your church. 


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