Episode #43 – The Heart of a Replanter: Gospel Orientation, Missional Focus, Emotional Intelligence, and Spousal Perseverance
Jimbo is back from vacay and the guys break down the characteristics of a Replanter under the category of heart of a Replanter. Stay tuned all the way through from some helpful nuggets and book recommendations by the guys at the end of the podcast.
- Gospel Orientation refers to aligning the culture and practice of the church in such a way that the core doctrine of the gospel drives its mission and practice in preaching, managing conflict, and leading organizational change.
- Replanters with a Missional Focus make it a priority to equip and mobilize the congregation to live their life on mission in their community and beyond for the sake of Christ and his gospel.
- Emotional Intelligence is “the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s own emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.”
- Spousal Perseverance: The replanter’s wife possesses a love for Jesus and the Church. She is emotionally and spiritually prepared for the challenges that come with replanting a dying church.
Replanter are you married? Encourage your spouse to join the private Facebook group by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The guys recommend you and your wife consider Christian counseling, if you need help feel free to email us and request some recommendations.
Here are some helpful book recommendations to study more on these topics.
Center Church by Tim Keller
Missional Renaissance by Reggie McNeal
The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield
No Silver Bullets by Daniel IM
The Gospel Driven Church by Jared C. Wilson
Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome by Kent Hughes
Future Church by Will Mancini (coming December 1, 2020)
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