The #1 Question Every Growing Church Needs To Ask with Pastor Chris Hodges
By: Vanderbloemen December 5, 2017
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.
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
Guest Links: Pastor Chris Hodges
- Chris on Twitter
- Chris on Instagram
- Church of the Highlands
- The Daniel Dilemma: How to Stand Firm and Love Well in a Culture of Compromise by Chris Hodges
- Daniel Dilemma series - Church of the Highlands
Links mentioned in this episode:
- The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni
- Intentional Living: Choosing a Life that Matters by John C. Maxwell
- The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company by Joseph Michelli