Tips for Succession

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Experience


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession Online Event, Max Lucado, author and past Senior Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, encourages pastors to be thoughtful in considering what’s best for their congregations and for themselves when it comes to succession and moving on. 


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


Which of Max’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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Max made intentional and strategic changes in his life and work to create space for new leadership. As you think about your church’s new season, take time to think through what is best for you, your church, and the new leaders coming on board. God will take your thought and effort and do great things in and through you.


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