Summary of the best talk I have heard yet…
Bad Summary. But Summary none the less.
The church with an Alpha male leading it is setting itself up for failure because the only person that can replace that leader when it is time is someone with equal qualities. A 10 replacing a 10. Therefore we need not build churches around great communicators but around 5 different pastoral leaders with different gifting. He named them.
Willow Creek is a prime example.
Bill Hybels steps down as Alpha male leader.
Hires 3 AMAZING communicators.
All resign after a while because they are only great. Not Hybels.
Bill Hybels now resumes Alpha male role.
So the main point is that there MUST be a rethinking of the current church model that is sweeping evangelical America.
I don’t agree with everything Jon said. He spoke and discussed with us for 90 minutes. A room full of Alpha Male church staffers.
I do agree with lots. But this is something that needs chewing and talking about. Out loud.
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