Episode 68: Marriage and The Weight of Leadership

Learn more about marriage, pastoral leadership, and certain issues that might come up along the way.

In Episode 68 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about marriage and leadership. Here is Arman Sheffey’s question,

My wife is not a follower of Christ, yet I feel called to plant a church. What advice can you give me?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How pastoral leadership is a spiritual battle
  • The importance of having a strong equally yoked marriage before planting
  • The weight of leadership

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Don’t misinterpret the calling to plant a church with timing.”
  • “There’s no age limit for effectiveness in church planting and pastoral leadership.”
  • “Faithfully serve where you’re at, and wait on God for the right timing.”
  • “Planting a church is extremely stressful on a marriage.”
  • “Don’t underestimate the weight of leadership.”

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