Courageous leadership is like courageous parenting. Don’t do what your kids want you to do; do what you believe is best for them in the end.
Eventually, many of them will thank you.
And the rest? Honestly, they’ll probably go to another church that isn’t reaching a lot of people either.
I’m convinced that if we change how we do pastoral care, we’d reach more people. And in the process, we’d care for people much better than we do now.
If you want to go deeper, on Episode 58 of my free weekly leadership podcast, Beth Marshall explains how they do pastoral care at NewSpring church, a church that reaches over 40,000 people each weekend.