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Team Collaboration: Broadening the Church Leadership Platform

March 7, 2011

By Warren Bird, Sherry Surratt, Wayne Smith published on March 7, 2011

The structure of church leadership is changing from a single leader calling all the shots to flattened-hierarchy leadership teams that share crucial strategic and directional responsibilities. Sherry Surratt and Wayne Smith describe the changes taking place with the emergence of team leadership as more church leaders are coming from diverse backgrounds.  In this podcast, Dr. Warren Bird interviews Sherry Surratt and Wayne Smith about team collaboration. In there discussion they talk about how people bring a variety of skills from the business world and other industries. Trends include less formal training and more fluid roles. Wayne and Sherry also examine how these trends will influence and affect the senior pastor role.
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