You cannot make a boat by staring out to sea. Lands across the ocean call, and the lack of a vessel on the waves shows the need, but you make the boat from the resources at the shore.
In the same way, we cannot multiply leaders by focusing on the un-reached harvest. There is no shortcut, only the profound and ordinary supernatural work of discipleship.
Nate Poetzl, lead pastor of Faith Chapel (Billings Foursquare Church) in Billings, Mont., has a vision of planting over 70 new churches. And he isn’t waiting around for dozens of new leaders to mysteriously wander into his territory and volunteer.
During a mini-keynote at Foursquare Connection 2016, Nate unpacked the deliberate steps and guiding statements that have allowed him to effectively multiply leadership.
“If you want to make room for multiplying leaders, make sure you’re more like Dorothy than the Wizard,” he said, referencing The Wizard of Oz. Find out how L. Frank Baum’s classic story connects with how we can multiply leaders, and much more, by watching this video.
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