How Church Leaders Can Lean Into Their Giftedness with Sean Palmer

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The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.

In today's episode of the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, Holly talks with Pastor Sean Palmer, Teaching Pastor at Ecclesia in Houston, Texas. 

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Sean Palmer is the Teaching Pastor at Ecclesia Church in Houston, Texas. He is a self-proclaimed “child of the church”, being a part of the local church for his entire life and beginning ministry work directly following college. Before starting in his current role, he was the Lead Pastor for another ministry in the Temple area.

Sean is a sought-after speaker, a prolific blogger, writer, and ghostwriter. He, his wife, Rochelle, and their two daughters live in Houston, TX.

Sean talks with Holly about:

  • The decision to transition from a Lead Pastor to Teaching Pastor
  • Following God’s calling to become a co-pastor
  • His strategy to prevent complacency in ministry 
  • The important difference between a leader and a disciple
  • Similar struggles and hurdles of small and large churches 
  • How church leaders can best encourage staff members
  • How churches can protect their cultures

 

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Sean Palmer

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Quotes from Sean: 

Church leaders should lean into their gifts at their maximum level.Tweet: Church leaders should lean into their gifts at their maximum level.
@seanpalmer http://bit.ly/2B1y72G via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast
 

The first job of every leader is to be a follower.Tweet: The first job of every leader is to be a follower. @seanpalmer http://bit.ly/2kk9JCp via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Many churches today have made an idol of leadership.Tweet: Many churches today have made an idol of leadership. @seanpalmer http://bit.ly/2B1y72G via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Our primary identity is children of God.Tweet: Our primary identity is children of God. @seanpalmer http://bit.ly/2B1y72G via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast
 
Many churches give the minimum amount of trust but expect the maximum result.Tweet: Many churches give the minimum amount of trust but expect the maximum result. @seanpalmer http://bit.ly/2B1y72G via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

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