In this episode, Ben and John Paul talk about how to know if you should quit or stay in your current ministry post. Knowing when to quit or stay in a job can be one of the toughest questions to answer. Ben and John Paul give some practical and timely thoughts to answering this question.
Show Notes and Quotes:
Knowing when to quit or stay starts with a heart check.
You must first learn how to follow before you will ever learn how to really lead.
If you can not follow your senior pastor or leader in a healthy way and your attitude and actions are suffering, then you need to either check your heart or take a step away.
About Ben Trueblood
Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for Lifeway Christian Resources and has served the local church as a student pastor for fourteen years. In addition to his role at Lifeway, Ben is involved in training, consulting, and speaking to student ministries throughout the U.S. He is driven by a desire for student ministries to expand God’s Kingdom, to see the lives of students transformed by the gospel, and to produce students who shape the culture in which they live. Ben and his wife Kristen have four young children. In his free time Ben enjoys family, fishing, hunting, and the St. Louis Cardinals. You can follow Ben on Twitter at: @bentrueblood.
About John Paul Basham
John Paul serves as the Manager of Lifeway Student Ministry Publishing. He served in the local church for 10 years before coming on staff at Lifeway and has a deep passion for the work of the church and its mission to make disciples. He is married to Crystal Basham and has four children, Levi, Titus, Deacon, and Chapel. You can follow John Paul on Twitter at: @Johnpaulbasham.