The Most Expensive Mistake a Church Can Make

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Event


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession Online Event, Williams Vanderbloemen, President and CEO of Vanderbloemen Search Group, explains how the most expensive mistake a church can make is a poor succession plan.

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


Which of William’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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Pastoral successions affect everything from identity to finances to the unexpected. It’s important to be thoughtful in how you navigate this important season in the life of pastors and your church. Take a minute to pray through your transition. Are you setting up both incoming and outgoing pastors and your church for success? 


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