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Leadership Development: An Age-Old Challenge with a Modern Twist

September 13, 2011

By Brent Dolfo and Warren Bird published on September 13, 2011

Many of today's church leaders face the same problem: leadership development. Most struggle to find better ways to empower and release their people for ministry, and now with the emergence of the multisite movement, church planting and rapid church growth, many of the top choices have already been taken. Churches today are using a variety of strategies and philosophies to generate new leadership in order to find the right balance of formal leadership development and more organic spiritual training. In this podcast, Warren Bird interviews Brent Dolfo about Leadership Development. In their discussion, they talk about one of the most challenging topics for churches around the world: developing new leaders. With the rapid growth of new churches, multisite churches and church plants many churches find they have more opportunities than they have leaders to develop. Churches find they need to do a better job of developing leaders within their organization. Some of trends they discuss is they customization of leadership development programs and making leadership development a priority. Brent also talks about the struggle to find the right balance of formal leadership development and more organic spiritual training. Finally, Brent gives listeners some great resources for those that want to learn more on the subject.
Length: 10.44

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