[Podcast] Staying Focused On Your Calling with Joel Osteen

 

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 the first 17 episodes, we've interviewed leaders including:

  • Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of the Southern Baptist Convention
  • Nicole Crank, Pastor of Faith Church
  • Dave Ramsey, creator of Financial Peace University
  • Darrin Patrick, Vice President of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network
  • Chris Hodges, Pastor of Church of the Highlands

In today's episode of the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, William talks with Joel Osteen, Pastor of Lakewood Church, about staying focused, pastoral succession, and building culture as a leader.

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Joel Osteen is a native Texan and the Pastor of Lakewood Church, which according to Church Growth Today is America's largest and fastest growing church. Each week Joel delivers God's message of hope and encouragement to more than 38,000 attendees. According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel is the most watched inspirational figure in America. His weekly sermon is broadcast into every U.S. television market where it is viewed by seven million Americans each week and more than 20 million each month. His weekly broadcast is also seen in almost 100 nations around the world.

Joel talks with William about:

  • Pastoral succession
  • His calling into ministry 
  • How to reach the unreached 
  • Staying focused on God's plan through transition
  • Creating culture as a leader
  • Breaking down denominational walls 
  • The impact of technology on the church
  • The key to staying positive during emotional trials

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Quotes from Joel:

Get outside the church walls. Tweet: Get outside the church walls. http://bit.ly/1PwEn4z via @JoelOsteen & @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

If you turn a ship, turn it slowly. Tweet: If you turn a ship, turn it slowly. http://bit.ly/1PwEn4z via @JoelOsteen & @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

People are more important than the rules. Tweet: People are more important than the rules. http://bit.ly/1PwEn4z via @JoelOsteen & @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

The churches and ministries that change with the times will have the most growth. Tweet: The churches and ministries that change with the times will have the most growth. http://bit.ly/1PwEn4z via @JoelOsteen #Vandercast

As you run your race, stay focused on the fact that you're doing what God's called you to do. Tweet: As you run your race, stay focused on the fact that you're doing what God's called you to do. http://bit.ly/1PwEn4z @JoelOsteen #Vandercast