Process of Succession

2012 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session, speaker and retired pastor Paul Scanlon explains how pastors should prepare in advance for the rising leaders in the upcoming generation. Paul is a popular speaker in the US and internationally. He leads Insider, an online leadership and communication resource, and is the former Senior Pastor of the Abundant Life Church, Bradford, England.



Which of Paul’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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As a pastor, you should keep in mind who will tend to your flock when you retire. Encourage the rising leaders in your congregation this week. Look for ways to employ Paul’s principles in how you plan your succession strategy. 



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