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  • Pipeline event: Recruiting about people, not tasks

    by Aaron Wilson, posted Monday, October 15, 2018 (8 days ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "Legacy is not what you do; it's who you develop." Todd Adkins, director of leadership development at LifeWay Christian Resources, used this phrase to summarize the 2018 Pipeline conference that drew around 600 ministry leaders to Nashville Oct. 10-12 to learn about leader recruitment and formation.

    "A recruiting culture uses a leadership pipeline to develop a person, not delegate a task," Adkins said, warning leaders that recruitment efforts are often driven more by perceived needs than spiritual gifts. Read More

  • Pipeline conf. urges character growth for church leaders

    by Joy Allmond and Aaron Wilson, posted Monday, October 16, 2017 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Before building leadership in others, church leaders should invest in strengthening their own character, speakers told attendees at the 2017 Pipeline conference.

    Around 600 leaders gathered Oct. 11-13 in Nashville for the conference, "Succession at Every Level," hosted by LifeWay Christian Resources. The event emphasized developing leaders throughout the church and preparing for smooth transitions. Read More

  • Raising up church leaders focus of Pipeline conf.

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Lisa Cannon Green
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Church leaders must make critical shifts in focus to prepare leaders for the next generation, speakers told attendees at the inaugural Pipeline conference for church leaders Oct. 13.

    The event, hosted by LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, emphasized the need to build a pipeline of future leaders at every church. Ten speakers addressed issues ranging from vision to stewardship. Read More