Team Leadership: Lessons from the Apostle Paul, with Ryan Lokkesmoe (Ep 046)

Managing conflict, coordinating a team, handing leadership to the NextGen. Paul's life and ministry keep teaching us so much.

In this episode I interview Ryan Lokkesmoe, a church-planter and the author of a new book, Paul and His Team: What the Early Church Can Teach Us About Leadership and Influence.

We talk about what we can learn from the way Paul worked with his ministry team, and how those lessons translate to ministry today. Including:

  • How Paul dealt with conflict, not seeing people as enemies to be defeated, but as people God loves and who can be redeemed just as he was redeemed.
  • Paul’s Kingdom Diplomacy as seen in a very helpful, eye-opening walk through the short, but challenging book of Philemon.
  • How Paul’s teaching and life match each other in the way he dealt with people.
  • How Paul prioritized constantly handing ministry off to the next generation.

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