In this episode, Ben and John Paul talk about the posture and attitude one should have when faced with challenges and setbacks. Everyone has lessons to learn and sometimes you can choose how you learn those lessons, and many other times you cannot. Listen in as Ben and John Paul talk about the different ways that lessons are learned.
Show Notes and Quotes:
At some point along the way, you are going to have to respond to someone else’s failure. How you respond to your own failures as a leader will tell the people around you how you might respond to their failures.
It is important to have conversations with the people you report to about potential problem areas and what you are doing to avoid them.
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.