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* BONUS* A Campus Pastor Is...Part 6

QUALITY #6 - A Campus Pastor Is... AN INSTRUCTOR Notice I did not say “teacher” “preacher” “masterful communicator” or “storyteller.”  An instructor not only TELLS someone what to do, but SHOWS THEM how to do it.  An instructor makes sure that someone is PREPARED to do skill on their own with GREAT SUCCESS.  Ephesians 4:11,12 says to EQUIP Graniteism - SERVE SEEKERS BUILD BELIEVERS SHARE, CARE, & PREPARE When you are TIRED of CASTING VISION, they are JUST STARTING TO GET IT! The WORD OF GOD is not for INFORMATION, it’s for TRANSFORMATION, only through APPLICATION Example: I have heard it more than once “If you it’s going to be done right, I am going to have to do it myself,” “It’s easier if I just do it,” “I told THEM what to do,” “I’ll just do it myself.”  Whether you have said it OUT LOUD or just THOUGHT IT, you have become a 1 generation leader. There is a KILLER LEADER who built an awesome team on one of our campuses.  She literally is leading the way in terms of how we do th

A Campus Pastor Is... Part 5

QUALITY #5 - A Campus Pastor Is... SACRIFICIAL Sacrifice and Leadership go hand in hand.  Do you want to have the ministry Jesus had?  He gave His life.  Not only that He gave up night’s of sleep, meals, time, energy, and more everyday in order to lead His disciples. Graniteism- YOU CAN’T LEAD SOMEONE IN SOMETHING YOU AREN’T DOING YOURSELF BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING YOU CAN’T OUTGIVE GOD SHEPHERDS SHEPHERD, SHEEP SHEEP Example:  Sacrifice can be spelled a bunch of different ways “I-N-C-O-N-V-E-N-I-E-N-C-E” “L-A-T-E N-I-G-H-T-S” and “L-O-N-G D-A-Y-S” but Sacrifice always costs us something.  As a Campus Pastor your team will grow in proportion to what you personally sacrifice to pour into them. Wonder why people aren’t growing in their giving?  Check and see if you are growing in your giving. Wonder why your team isn’t growing a team around them like you expect?  Check around you, are they being the team that you want them to have?  Are you checking in, making time for relationship, sac