Episode 138: Balancing Development and Pastoral Care

How should a planter balance between his role as a pastor and as a developer?

In Episode 138 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about striking the balance between the pastoring of the church and raising leaders.  Here’s Stafford Greer with today’s question:

How do I balance between pastoral care and leadership development as a church planter?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to raise up leaders to handle the pastoral care in your church.
  • The importance of “compounding interest” in developing people.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you look at the New Testament, pastoral care is not handled by one person. It’s handled by a group of people in the church.” –@toddadkins
  • “You have to make sure you’re not just becoming a better delegator, but that you’re becoming a better developer.” –@toddadkins
  • “We underestimate what we can do in the long term and we overestimate what we can do in the short term.” –@danielsangi

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