The Inevitability of Transition

Leadership Network 2013 Succession Online Event


In this 5-minute video from the 2013 Succession Online Event, Andrew McCourt, Teaching Pastor of Bayside Church, talks about how transition is inevitable and shares four tips to help church leaders survive it.  


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


Which of Andrew’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 transition can seem overwhelming, but it’s helpful to know that gifted pastors like Andrew and others have survived it. Take a minute to read 2 Thessalonians 2:16–17 for encouragement. Keep up your faithful work, and know that you’re in the midst of an exciting season in the life of your church!


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