Planning For The Future By Rediscovering The Past with Ray Green [Podcast]

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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 Ray Green, Lead Pastor of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana.

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Ray Green is the Lead Pastor of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana. Both passionate and visionary about seeing lives transformed by Jesus Christ, he loves to see moments that lead to movements of God in the lives of people. He has been in full-time ministry for almost 15 years, serving in various roles. He has been a Student Pastor, Singles/College Pastor, Campus Pastor, and now a Lead Pastor at Graceland.

Ray received a bachelors degree in Communications from Cedarville University and a Masters degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, TX. He lives in Southern Indiana with his wife, two children, and their spoiled chocolate lab.

Ray talks with William about:

  • What pastors should expect when inheriting a team
  • How to expand a church toward its vision
  • The importance of earning trust as a new pastor
  • How to build upon your church's vision in the community
  • How to add people from the outside well
  • How long a new staff member should wait to instigate change 
  • Strategies for navigating a multi-generational church congregation

 

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Ray Green

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Quotes from Ray: 

Every time you introduce change to a staff, you are drawing a cookie out of the Trust Cookie Jar. Tweet: Every time you introduce change to a staff, you are drawing a cookie out of the trust cookie jar. @RayGreen79 http://bit.ly/2DCSMe8 via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

The more trust you have, the more that others are going to trust you in the decision-making process. Tweet: The more trust you have, the more others are going to trust you in the decision-making process. @RayGreen79 http://bit.ly/2DCSMe8 via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Churches should be rediscovered, not reinvented. Tweet: Churches should be rediscovered, not reinvented. @RayGreen79 http://bit.ly/2DCSMe8 via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Pain is a part of leadership. Tweet: Pain is a part of leadership. @RayGreen79 http://bit.ly/2DCSMe8 via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

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