00:01:31 The Church Leadership Institute teaches adaptive leadership for a changing world. People resist change because they fear loss of the familiar. Letting go feels like abandoning family. We must prepare for an unfamiliar future.
00:04:00 The Lord’s Supper is a foretaste of the future wedding feast; we should focus on the future and not hold onto the past.
1. What is the quote from Nicholas Pierce that is mentioned in the podcast?
Answer: The quote from Nicholas Pierce is, “Many people don’t let go of their now to be able to embrace their next, and they find themselves out of sync with the times and seasons of God.”
2. What is the Church Leadership Institute and what is its purpose?
Answer: The Church Leadership Institute helps church leaders navigate a changing world without compromising their core values. Its purpose is to offer a leadership process through various cohorts.
3. How does the Church Leadership Institute help church leaders in aligning with the quote from Nicholas Pierce?
Answer: The Church Leadership Institute helps church leaders understand the meaning of the quote and supports them in letting go of the past in order to embrace the present and future.
4. What is the significance of the Lord’s Supper?
Answer: The Lord’s Supper is a remembrance of Jesus and his words on the cross. It is also meant to be a foretaste of the future wedding feast of the Lamb.
5. What do the scriptures point to?
Answer: The scriptures are meant to point to the day when the kingdoms of this world will become the kingdoms of God and Christ.
6. What is the purpose of the Lord’s Supper?
Answer: The purpose of the Lord’s Supper is to remind us that a day will come when all will acknowledge Jesus as Lord.
7. How can we balance relying on God today with having hope for the future?
Answer: We should focus on relying on God today while also having hope for the future that God has planned for us.
8. What prevents us from moving forward towards the future God has planned?
Answer: Clinging to the past prevents us from moving forward towards the future God has planned for us.
9. What is adaptive leadership and why is it important in a changing world?
Answer: Adaptive leadership is the ability to navigate change and remain faithful without compromising core values. It is crucial in a changing world in order to effectively lead and adapt.