The #1 Question Every Growing Church Needs To Ask with Pastor Chris Hodges

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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, William talks with Pastor Chris Hodges, founding and Senior Pastor of Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama. 

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Chris Hodges is founding and senior pastor of Church of the Highlands with campuses all across the state of Alabama. Since it began in 2001, Church of the Highlands has grown to average more than 38,000 people attending each weekend and is known for its life-giving culture and focus on leading people to an intimate relationship with God.

Chris has a deep passion for developing leaders and planting life-giving churches. He co-founded ARC (Association of Related Churches) in 2001, which has launched hundreds of churches all across the USA. He also founded GROW, a one-of-a-kind experience specializing in training and resourcing pastors and churches to help them break barriers and reach their growth potential. Chris is also the founder and President of the Highlands College, a ministry training school that trains and launches students into full-time ministry careers.

Chris talks with William about:

  • How to hold firm to your faith and have influence at the same time
  • How Christians can navigate through a non-Christian society
  • Vital lessons from experiencing church growth
  • Essential questions to ask yourself and your staff team
  • How to strategically move forward on a large staff team
  • How church leaders can lead themselves better

 

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Chris Hodges

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Quotes from Pastor Chris: 

Christians feel ill-equipped in the daily dilemmas they have facing culture.Tweet: Christians feel ill-equipped in the daily dilemmas they have facing culture.
@Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

God never called us to be right, He called us to be effective.Tweet: God never called us to be right, He called us to be effective.
@Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

You can win an argument and lose someone’s heart.Tweet: You can win an argument and lose someone’s heart. @Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Where you are determines which play you call next.Tweet: Where you are determines which play you call next. @Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

The best thing a leader can do is lead with questions.Tweet: The best thing a leader can do is lead with questions. @Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Work smarter, not harder. Tweet: Work smarter, not harder. @Chris_Hodges http://bit.ly/2ApFvXV via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

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