PODCAST | Master Strategic Succession Planning With Danny Wood
By: Vanderbloemen April 29, 2021
This week, our Founder and CEO, William Vanderbloemen talks with Danny Wood, senior pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama about how to master a strategic succession plan.
Danny was called to work at Shades in 1997 and is a prime example of how an effective succession plan can be most helpful for an incoming pastor. He has spent the last two decades intentionally leading the vision of the church and encouraging it’s missional mindset for global transformation. His passion and love for the community is evident in his dedication to furthering the Kingdom and following Christ.
On today’s podcast conversation, Pastor Wood discusses his steps of preparation for creating a succession plan that will allow him to finish strong, while also ensuring a smooth transition for the church body and the next pastor. He shares a few lessons that all ministry workers need to know before changing jobs or going through retirement.
Danny’s wisdom is valuable for understanding the importance of succession planning because ultimately, every pastor is an interim pastor.
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