Succession Planning

2012 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2012 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Dennis Keating, Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, California shares how he has begun the process of succession planning after over three decades of service to his church.


Which of Dennis' 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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Efficient succession planning allows you to leave leadership well while setting up for success those who will follow. As Dennis said, plan to leave your church rather than being carried out. Take some time to think on your current planning strategy and take steps to improve it wherever needed.


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