Family, Not Congress

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Randy Pope describes the ways his elder team operates more like a family than a congress. Randy Pope is Lead Teacher of Perimeter Church in Duluth, Georgia. He is also the founder of Atlanta Seminary, Perimeter Christian Schools, and Life-On-Life Ministries and is the author of several books including The Intentional Church and Finding Your Million Dollar Mate.  


Which of Randy’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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Randy said that his elder team operates like a family. They make policy and vision decisions together and they shepherd their pastor. Consider the culture of your leadership team and how you can help them operate more like a family.  


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