The Right People

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 2-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Delman Coates talks about his struggle to let staff members go and why it sometimes has to be done. Dr. Delman Coates is Senior Pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland.  


Which of Delman’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?
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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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For the success of his ministry, Delman knows he has to let staff members go who lack competence in their roles, chemistry with the team, or character. Consider if you may be tolerating any staff members, or if you have all of the right people on your team. 


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