The Best Resources For Developing Leaders with Todd Adkins [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, Holly talks with Todd Adkins, Director of Leadership at Lifeway Christian Resources, about developing a leadership pipeline.

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Todd Adkins is the Director of Leadership at Lifeway Christian Resources. Prior to working with Lifeway, Todd served in student ministry and as an Executive Pastor for several years. He is passionate about the development of leaders, especially within the Church.

Since his start at Lifeway, he has fostered the growth of Ministry Grid, a leadership development platform for church leaders. Ministry Grid features over 3,700 videos and a fully customizable learning management system for churches. He is now leading Lifeway's Pipeline Conference, which helps pastors and church leaders receive practical training on leadership development.

Todd talks with Holly about:

  • The biggest challenge to developing leaders in the Church
  • How to scale development through a pipeline
  • The 3 essential characteristics to see transformation
  • 4 hurdles that the local church manages in a leadership development pipeline
  • Why all leaders need to have experience and coaching
  • Advice for pastors who feel under-resourced for their staff

 

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Todd Adkins 

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Quotes from Todd:

Churches are only as healthy as the average attendee. Tweet: Churches are only as healthy as the average attendee. @ToddAdkins http://ctt.ec/A846X+ via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

It is vitally important to get serious about development in the church. Tweet: It is vitally important to get serious about development in the church. @ToddAdkins http://ctt.ec/A846X+ via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

Information does not lead to transformation.Tweet: Information does not lead to transformation. @ToddAdkins http://ctt.ec/A846X+ via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

People need a map, not a menu. Tweet: People need a map, not a menu. @ToddAdkins http://ctt.ec/A846X+ via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast

The best learning happens through self-discovery.Tweet: The best learning happens through self-discovery. @ToddAdkins http://ctt.ec/A846X+ via @VanderbloemenSG #Vandercast