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Daniel Henderson: How to Pray When You’re In Charge

Daniel Henderson

Daniel Henderson has been guiding individuals, leaders, and churches to embrace experiences of powerful spiritual renewal. He has served as a senior pastor to thousands in congregations in California and Minnesota. He speaks across the nation at leadership conferences and local churches while coaching pastors and business leaders in the principles of a strategic and spiritually significant life. He is a husband, father, grandfather, and author of nine books including Old Paths, New Power and Transforming Prayer.

Key Questions:

How do you define leadership?

How can pastors focus on the biblical understanding of leadership when they’re pulled in so many different directions?

What practical steps can pastors take to nurture a culture of prayer?

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Key Quotes:

“Leadership is influencing people to the will of God by the power of the spirit of God according to the will of God.”

“Everyone that God used significantly there was a common denominator and it wasn’t their training or personality, it was that little phrase ‘“God was with him.”

“Leadership is the manifest presence of God in the life of someone who is walking in the blessing of God and influencing them toward the will of God.”

“The devil doesn’t have to destroy us, he only has to distract us.”

“There’s a difference between a prayer program and a prayer culture.”

“Build sidewalks where the footpaths are.”

“Don’t get discouraged (about prayer) because the commitment of the few can secure the blessings for the many.”

“The power of no is in a stronger yes.”

“Most pastors don’t know what their priorities are.”

“Churches do more to help pastors succeed than pastors do to help churches succeed.”

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Jason serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at PastorServe, a ministry committed to strengthening the Church by serving pastors through personal coaching and church consulting. He also hosts FrontStage BackStage, a podcast and YouTube show, that helps pastors embrace healthy, well-balanced leadership as they develop a sustainable rhythm for life and ministry. Prior to joining the PastorServe team, Jason served as Vice President of Ministry Mobilization at Outreach, Inc., and as the Executive Director of the National Back to Church Sunday movement. Additionally, Jason served for nearly two decades in pastoral leadership, primarily as a lead pastor, in several contexts, including church plant re-launch, multisite church, multiethnic urban church, and an established suburban church. His experience as a lead pastor has provided numerous opportunities to coach and mentor pastors across the country. Jason and his beautiful wife, Monica, are the proud parents of six children and live on Anastasia Island, Florida. @jasondaye