5 Leadership Questions Podcast with Todd Adkins and Daniel Im

5 Leadership Questions Podcast with Todd Adkins and Daniel Im

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Todd Adkins and Daniel Im ask five leadership questions to different guests, on a specific topic, or on a particular book.
317: Kandi Gallaty
Feb 19 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Kandi Gallaty, author of Disciple Her and wife of pastor Robby Gallaty. During their conversation, they discuss being discipled, starting discipleship groups,…
316: Kevin Queen
Feb 14 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Kevin Queen, lead pastor of Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tenn. During their conversation, they discuss the importance of waiting on God through prayer and…
315: Paul Sohn
Feb 12 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Paul Sohn, a leadership consultant, author of Quarter-Life Calling, founder of QARA, and former change management consultant at Boeing. During their…
314: Quick Hitters With Brad Lomenick
Feb 7 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Brad Lomenick, past leader of Catalyst and author of H3 Leadership. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What is one thing you’ve read recently…
313: The 4 Disciplines of Execution Book Breakdown
Feb 5 • 45 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling. In their conversation they…
312: Jeff Iorg
Jan 31 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary and author of Leading Major Change in Your Ministry. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: *…
311: Albert Tate
Jan 29 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Albert Tate, Lead Pastor of Fellowship Monrovia and host of The Albert Tate Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss how leaders need community and…
310: Kevin Peck
Jan 24 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Kevin Peck, Lead Pastor of The Austin Stone Church and co-author of Designed to Lead. During their conversation, they discuss examining how culture has changed since the…
309: Rosaria Butterfield
Jan 22 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Rosaria Butterfield, author of The Gospel Comes With a House Key. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * Overview of The Gospel…
308: J.D. Greear
Jan 17 • 26 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church, the 62nd president of the Southern Baptist Convention, and cohost of the Ask Me Anything Podcast. During their…
307: Andy Crouch
Jan 15 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Andy Crouch, author of The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place and partner for culture and theology at Praxis. During…
306: Ken Coleman
Jan 10 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Daniel Im is joined by Ken Coleman, host of The Ken Coleman Show and EntreLeadership Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss daily tasks that can be done for continued growth and parenting…
305: The State of Theology
Jan 8 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott McConnell, Executive Director of LifeWay Research. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What is the state of theology in…
304: The First 90 Days Book Breakdown
Jan 3 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter by Michael D. Watkins. In their conversation they discuss the…
303: Robby Gallaty and Chris Swain
Dec 27, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Robby Gallaty and Chris Swain, co-hosts of the Making Disciples podcast. During their conversation, they discuss how to make disciples of the people in your…
302: Mark Clark
Dec 20, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Mark Clark, the pastor of Village Church in Vancouver and author of The Problem of God. During their conversation, they discuss over and above hospitality in…
301: Rich Clark
Dec 18, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Rich Clark, the host of the Living & Effective Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss collaboration with others led by God’s grace and the importance…
300: Eric Geiger, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im
Dec 13, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Eric Geiger, former cohost of 5LQ and senior pastor of Mariners Church. During their conversation, they discuss leading in the workplace and in the home amidst…
299: Research on the Unchurched
Dec 11, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott McConnell, Executive Director of LifeWay Research. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * Overview of the research * Who are…
298: Sam Rainer, Micah Fries, and Josh King
Dec 6, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Sam Rainer, Micah Fries, and Josh King, the co-hosts of the Established Church Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss what advice they would have…
297: Mike Harland and Worship Wars
Dec 4, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Mike Harland, director of LifeWay Worship and author of Worship Essentials. During their conversation, they discuss current worship culture. BEST QUOTES “Years…
296: Scott Sanders and Derek Hanna
Nov 29, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott Sanders and Derek Hanna, cohosts of The One Thing Podcast, part of the LifeWay Leadership Podcast Network. During their conversation, they discuss BEST…
295: Terry A. Smith
Nov 26, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Terry A. Smith, pastor and author of The Hospitable Leader. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What’s the connection between leadership and…
294: Scott McConnell on Bible Research
Nov 22, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott McConnell, Executive Director of LifeWay Research. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What do Americans think about the…
293: Barnabas Piper
Nov 20, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Barnabas Piper, former 5LQ podcast co-host. During their conversation, they discuss what resources they are currently learning from and what leadership looks…
292: Death by Meeting Book Breakdown
Nov 15, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable … About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni. In their conversation they…
291: Brad Lomenick
Nov 13, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Brad Lomenick, past leader of Catalyst and author of H3 Leadership. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * How did you go from…
290: Christians in the Age of Outrage with Ed Stetzer
Nov 8, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Ed Stetzer, author of Christians in the Age of Outrage. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * In the book you talk about eight…
289: Jason Daye
Nov 6, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jason Daye, vice president of mobilization at Outreach and host of The ChurchLeaders Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss the daily practices he…
288: Talent Is Overrated Book Breakdown
Nov 1, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin. In their conversation they discuss the…
287: Jackie Hill Perry
Oct 30, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jackie Hill Perry, author of Gay Girl, Good God. During their conversation, they discuss being discipled as a new Christian and what led her to write the book.…
286: Book Breakdown: The Fifth Discipline
Oct 18, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge. In their conversation they discuss the following…
285: Caleb Kaltenbach
Oct 16, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Caleb Kaltenbach, pastor and author of Messy Grace and God of Tomorrow. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What was it like to…
284: Scott Harrison
Oct 11, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of Charity Water and author of Thirst. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * How has Charity Water…
283: Profitable Growth Book Breakdown
Oct 9, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book Profitable Growth is Everyone’s Business: 10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning by Ram Charan. In their conversation they discuss the following…
282: Annie F. Downs –
Oct 4, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Annie F. Downs, podcast host and bestselling author of Remember God. During their conversation, they discuss how she keeps her relationship with God as the…
281: Mark Satterfield –
Oct 2, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Mark Satterfield, Executive and Teaching Pastor at The Glade Church in Mount Juliet, Tenn. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: *…
280: Brad Waggoner
Sep 27, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Brad Waggoner, Executive Vice President at LifeWay Christian Resources. During their conversation, they discuss reasons to make tough personnel decisions and…
279: Josh Patterson –
Sep 25, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Josh Patterson, Lead Pastor at The Village Church in Texas. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * How do you lead high capacity…
278: Scott McConnell on VBS Research –
Sep 20, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. During their conversation, they discuss research on Vacation Bible School (VBS) and answer the…
277: Checklist Manifesto Book Breakdown –
Sep 18, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. In their conversation they discuss the importance of creating checklists and how they can help you…
276: Craig Groeschel –
Sep 13, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Craig Groeschel, author of Hope in the Dark: Believing God is Good When Life is Not. During their conversation, they discuss helping leaders when they go…
275: Bob Russell on Lessons He Learned in Ministry –
Sep 11, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im discuss and share a talk from Bob Russell, author of After 50 Years of Ministry, from Pipeline 2017 in which Russell shares the lessons he learned from the mistakes he made…
274: Carey Nieuwhof (Part 2) –
Sep 6, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Carey Nieuwhof, author of Didn’t See It Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges that No One Expects and Everyone Experiences. During their conversation,…
273: Eric Geiger on Transitions and Leaving Well –
Sep 4, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger discuss Eric’s transition from Senior Vice President at LifeWay Christian Resources to senior pastor at Mariners Church in Irvine, California. BEST QUOTES “The Lord has…
272: Carey Nieuwhof –
Aug 28, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Carey Nieuwhof, author of Didn’t See It Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges that No One Expects and Everyone Experiences. During their conversation, they discuss some…
271: Johnny Baker –
Aug 21, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Johnny Baker, pastor of Celebrate Recovery at Saddleback and author of The Road to Freedom. During their conversation, they discuss helping people remove barriers and general…
270: How to Lead and Launch a Multisite Church –
Aug 7, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Bryan Rose, Lead Navigator for Auxano. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * How is multisite biblical? * What are the most common reasons to go…
269: Aaron Coe –
Jul 31, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Aaron Coe. He serves Passion City Church in Strategic Initiatives. During their conversation, they discuss the importance of connecting with people and how the…
268: Christy Wright –
Jul 24, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Daniel Im and Eric Geiger are joined by Christy Wright, founder of Business Boutique and author of Business Boutique. During their conversation, they discuss discerning how to approach failures and…
267: Rachel Cruze –
Jul 19, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Daniel Im and Eric Geiger are joined by Rachel Cruze, author of Smart Money Smart Kids and Love Your Life, Not Theirs and host of The Rachel Cruze Show. During their conversation, they discuss the…
266: Church Buildings and Design –
Jul 17, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Dave Milam, vice president of strategic design at Visioneering Studios. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What are the new…
265: Why People Leave Your Church –
Jul 10, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * Have you ever left a church as an…
264: Tyler Reagin –
Jul 3, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Tyler Reagin, the President of Catalyst and author of The Life-Giving Leader. During their conversation, they discuss why self-awareness is important and knowing your own…
263: Ed Stetzer –
Jun 28, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Ed Stetzer, co-host of New Churches podcast. Ed holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and serves as Executive…
262: Bruce Ashford –
Jun 26, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Bruce Ashford, provost at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and author of Letters to an American Christian. During their conversation, they discuss what…
261: Louie Giglio –
Jun 21, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church, founder of the Passion movement, and author of Goliath Must Fall. During their conversation, they discuss the…
260: Christine Caine –
Jun 19, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Christine Caine, founder of Propel Women and A21 and author of Unexpected. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What are the…
259: Thom Rainer –
Jun 12, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Thom Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources and author of Becoming a Welcoming Church. During their conversation, they discuss the following…
258: Larry Osborne
Jun 7, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Daniel Im is joined by Larry Osborne, teaching pastor at Northcoast church in California, and author of Lead Like a Shepherd. During their conversation, they discuss succession and looking for the…
257: Tony Evans –
Jun 5, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger and Todd Adkins are joined by Dr. Tony Evans, author of Kingdom Disciples and Kingdom Man. During their conversation, they discuss why it is important for a leader to be a reader and how…
256: Art Rainer –
May 29, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Art Rainer, author of The Marriage Challenge and Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. During their…
255: Jon Acuff –
May 24, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Jon Acuff, author of Finish. During their conversation, they discuss curating ideas to be a better leader and vulnerability. BEST QUOTES “Perfectionists would…
254: Priscilla Shirer –
May 22, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by author and teacher Priscilla Shirer. During their conversation, they discuss celebrating weakness and what leadership in the home looks like. BEST QUOTES “I’m…
253: How to Onboard Volunteers –
May 18, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im complete the series on recruiting volunteers with a discussion on how to onboard new volunteers. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * How…
252: How to Create a Culture of Recruiting –
May 17, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im continue the series on recruiting volunteers with a practical discussion on creating a culture of recruiting. During their conversation, they discuss the…
251: Current Methods of Recruiting –
May 16, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im continue the series on recruiting volunteers with a discussion on current methods of recruiting. During their conversation, they discuss the following…
250: Types of Recruiting –
May 15, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im continue the series on recruiting volunteers with the focus on types of recruiting. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What are…
249: What is Recruiting? –
May 14, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im begin a series of discussions on recruiting volunteers. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * Why do so many churches feel like…
248: Matt Perman –
May 10, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Matt Perman, author of How to Get Unstuck. During their conversation, they discuss how theology and practicality go together. BEST QUOTES “You don’t have to…
247: Jason Allen –
May 3, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jason Allen, president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. During their conversation, they discuss the importance of being a learner and daily patterns…
246: Paul Tripp –
May 1, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Paul Tripp, author of Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family and What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage. During…
245: Jerry Vines –
Apr 24, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Jerry Vines, former pastor of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, FL and editor of the Vines Expository Bible. During their conversation, they discuss being a leader in your…
244: Chris Brown –
Apr 20, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Chris Brown, host of Life Money Hope podcast. During their conversation, they discuss the importance of gratitude and moving past the baggage you have in life.…
243: Ron Edmondson –
Apr 17, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Ron Edmondson, senior pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church and author of The Mythical Leader: The Seven Myths of Leadership. During their conversation, they…
242: How to Ruin Your Life with Eric Geiger –
Apr 10, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger discuss Eric’s new book, How to Ruin Your Life and Starting Over When You Do. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * What lead you to write this…
241: Chris Hogan –
Apr 5, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Chris Hogan, author of Retire Inspired: It’s Not an Age, It’s a Financial Number. During their conversation, they discuss continual improvement and retirement…
240: Robby Gallaty –
Apr 3, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Robby Gallaty, lead pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., and author of The Disciple’s Study Bible and The Forgotten Jesus. During…
239: Brian Dodd –
Mar 29, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Brian Dodd, author of Timeless: 10 Enduring Practices of Apex Leaders. During their conversation, they discuss increasing capacity and the importance of quiet…
238: Pete Scazzero –
Mar 27, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Pete Scazzero, the founder of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, New York City and author of The Emotionally Healthy Leader. During their conversation,…
237: Discipleship and Leadership Development with Michael Kelley –
Mar 22, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Michael Kelley, the Director of Groups Ministry for LifeWay Christian Resources and author of the new book Growing Down. During their conversation, they discuss…
236: Michael Anthony –
Mar 20, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Michael Anthony, lead pastor of Grace Fellowship and author of A Call for Courage. During their conversation, they discuss learning from your children, being…
235: Jon Tyson –
Mar 15, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jon Tyson, Lead Pastor of Church of the City in New York and author of the new book The Burden Is Light. During their conversation, they discuss learning from…
234: How to Lead a Guest Service Team –
Mar 13, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Danny Franks, Connections Pastor at the Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions: * Why…
233: Jean Twenge –
Mar 8, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and author of the book iGen. During their conversation, they discuss how social media,…
232: Nick Runyon –
Mar 6, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Quetisons podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Nick Runyon, the Executive Director of CV Outreach. During their conversation, they discuss how to understand your values, leadership lessons learned while…
231: Jeff Iorg –
Mar 1, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Dr. Jeff Iorg of Gateway Seminary, author of Leading Major Change in Your Ministry, and host of the Lead On Podcast. During their conversation, they discuss how…
230: Joel Rosenburg –
Feb 27, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Joel Rosenburg, a New York Times bestselling author and founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund. During their conversation they discuss what it is like to serve…
229: Jamie Ivey –
Feb 20, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jamie Ivey, host of The Happy Hour podcast and author of If You Only Knew. During their conversation, they talk about learning from those a few steps ahead,…
228: Kevin Peck and Josh Patterson –
Feb 15, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by not just one guest but two: Kevin Peck, Lead Pastor of The Austin Stone Community Church and Josh Patterson, Lead Pastor over Ministry Leadership at The…
227: How to Lead a Small Group with Steve Gladen –
Feb 6, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Steve Gladen, Pastor of the Small Group Community at Saddleback Church and author of Small Groups with Purpose. During their conversation, they discuss the…
226: More Lies Leaders Believe with Carey Nieuwhof –
Feb 1, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined again by Carey Nieuwhof to discuss 5 more lies that leaders believe, just as they did on 5LQ Episode 112. This special episode is being broadcast not only on…
225: How to Lead a Staff Retreat –
Jan 30, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss how to lead a staff retreat well. During their conversation, they answer the following questions. * Should you do a staff retreat? * What’s the purpose…
224: Alli Worthington –
Jan 23, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined for the second time by Alli Worthington, the author of Fierce Faith and Breaking Busy, speaker, and the Executive Director of Propel Women. During their…
223: Trends in Christianity with Trevin Wax –
Jan 18, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Trevin Wax, Bible and Reference Publisher at LifeWay Christian Resources, general editor of The Gospel Project, and a teaching pastor in Middle Tennessee.…
222: Leading Remote Teams –
Jan 9, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss the growing trend of remote teams and how to lead them well. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions. * What are some reasons…
221: Hiring an Admin –
Jan 2, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Lane Grimes, the Event Specialist for LifeWay Leadership and previously an Administrative Assistant at LifeWay and many other organizations. In this episode,…
220: Leading Up –
Dec 19, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss what it means to lead up. During their conversation, they answer the following questions. * What is leading up? * Does leading up look different for…
219: How to Navigate Maternity Leave –
Dec 12, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Kailey Black, the Content Specialist for LifeWay Leadership. During this conversation, they discuss how to handle maternity leave and answer the following…
218: Steve Green –
Dec 5, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and author of the new book This Dangerous Book. During their conversation, they discuss how to lead your family well,…
217: Craig Groeschel –
Nov 28, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined for the second time by Craig Groeschel, the founding and senior pastor of Life Church and author of the new devotional Daily Power: 365 Days of Fuel for Your Soul.…
216: Churches and Google Search –
Nov 21, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Nick Runyon, the North America Director of Christian Vision. During this practical conversation, they discuss how to have great results in Google for the…
215: How to Cast Vision with Will Mancini –
Nov 14, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Will Mancini, founder of Auxano and author of many books including Church Unique. During their conversation, they discuss how to cast vision and answer the…
214: How to Handle Email with Emerson Eggerichs –
Nov 7, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Emerson Eggerichs, the president of Love and Respect Ministries and author of the new book Before You Hit Send. During their conversation, they discuss email…
213: Keith Getty –
Nov 2, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Eric Geiger and Daniel Im are joined by author, songwriter, and worship leader Keith Getty. During their conversation, they discuss the call in Scripture to sing, singing hymns with your kids, and…
212: Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey –
Oct 26, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by both Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey, pastors at The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, TX and authors of the book Steal Away Home. During their…
211: Adding a Worship Service –
Oct 24, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss adding a worship service. During this practical conversation, they answer the following questions. * How do you know when to add a new worship service?…
210: Pastoral Succession –
Oct 19, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined again by Will Heath, a Lead Navigator for Auxano who specializes in leadership transition. During their conversation, they discuss pastoral succession and answer…
209: How to Handle Social Media –
Oct 10, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by Chandler Vannoy, the Brand Manager for LifeWay Leadership and Chris Martin, the co-creator of LifeWay Social. During their conversation, they discuss how to handle social…
208: Talent is Overrated –
Oct 5, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Brad Lomenick. The three discuss a highly debated question: is talent overrated? During their discussion, they answer the following questions. * Is talent…
207: Christine Caine –
Oct 3, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Christine Caine, the founder of the A21 campaign and Propel Women as well as an internationally know speaker and author. During their conversation, they…
206: Leadership Quick Hitters –
Sep 28, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im run through a series of quick-hitter questions about leadership lessons and resources. * What is one thing you’ve read recently? * What is one thing you’ve…
205: Ben Stuart –
Sep 26, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Ben Stuart, who is in the process of planting Passion City Church in Washington, D.C. and also the author of the new book Single, Dating, Engaged, Married.…
204: Celebrating 200 Episodes –
Sep 21, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, Barnabas Piper, and Daniel Im celebrate the 200th episode. During their conversation, they take a look back some of their most memorable interviews, favorite quotes, and…
203: Léonce Crump –
Sep 19, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Léonce Crump, an author, international speaker, and the founder and lead pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta. Crump will also be speaking at the Pipeline…
202: Clay Scroggins –
Sep 14, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Clay Scroggins, the lead pastor of North Point Community Church and author of the new book How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge. During their conversation,…
201: No Silver Bullets –
Sep 12, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im discuss Daniel’s new book No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that Will Transform Your Ministry. During their conversation, they answer the following questions. * What does…
200: Leadership Pipeline – The Content –
Sep 8, 2017 • 29 min
This week we are going back to the foundation of everything we do at LifeWay Leadership, and that is Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week, we will be…
199: Leadership Pipeline – The People –
Sep 7, 2017 • 34 min
This week we are going back to the foundation of everything we do at LifeWay Leadership, and that is Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week, we will be…
198: Leadership Pipeline – The Structures –
Sep 6, 2017 • 35 min
This week we are going back to the foundation of everything we do at LifeWay Leadership, and that is Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week, we will be…
197: Leadership Pipeline – The Systems –
Sep 5, 2017 • 31 min
This week we are going back to the foundation of everything we do at LifeWay Leadership, and that is Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week, we will be…
196: Intro to Leadership Pipeline –
Sep 4, 2017 • 38 min
This week we are going back to the foundation of everything we do at LifeWay Leadership, and that is Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week, we will be…
195: Lateral Leadership –
Aug 31, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss how to lead laterally. They discuss the following questions: * What is lateral leadership? * When have we seen lateral leadership go well and poorly? *…
194: Jimmy Scroggins –
Aug 29, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jimmy Scroggins, Lead Pastor at Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida. During their conversation, they discuss church multiplication, the three circles of…
193: How to Handle Your Haters –
Aug 24, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss how to handle your haters and the criticism that comes with being a leader. They ask the following questions. * Does a leader always have haters? * How…
192: Dhati Lewis –
Aug 22, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions, Daniel Im is joined by Dhati Lewis, the founding and lead pastor of Blueprint Church in Atlanta, Georgia and serves as the director of BLVD at the North American Mission Board. During their conversation, they…
191: Connia Nelson –
Aug 17, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Conna Nelson, the head of Human Resources at LifeWay. During their conversation, they talk reverse mentoring, continuously improving, and the balance of…
190: Levi Lusko –
Aug 15, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Eric Geiger are joined by Levi Lusko, the lead pastor of Fresh Life church in Montana and Utah. You may also know Levi from his books Swipe Right and Through the Eyes of a Lion. During…
189: Lisa Harper –
Aug 10, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions, Todd Adkins is joined by Lisa Harper, an accomplished author and a sought-after Bible teacher and speaker. You may know her for her books including A Perfect Mess, Untamed, or Stumbling Into Grace. During…
188: Will Heath –
Aug 8, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Will Heath, a Lead Navigator for Auxano and specializes in leadership transition. During this conversation, they discuss how to plan for succession, the…
187: Internship Programs –
Aug 3, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Chandler Vannoy, the Brand Manager for LifeWay Leadership. During their conversation, they discuss everything internships, all the way from how to structure an…
186: Jim Shaddix –
Aug 1, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jim Shaddix, the W.A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. During their conversation, they talk about the importance of…
185: William Vanderbloemen –
Jul 28, 2017 • 34 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference this October. We can’t wait for this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared, and we…
184: Mark Jobe –
Jul 27, 2017 • 43 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference this October. We can’t wait for this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared, and we…
183: H.B. Charles Jr. –
Jul 25, 2017 • 47 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference this October. We can’t wait for this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared, and we…
182: Tami Heim –
Jul 21, 2017 • 40 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference this October. We can’t wait for this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared, and we…
181: Bob Russell –
Jul 21, 2017 • 33 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference this October. We can’t wait for this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared, and we…
180: How to Market and Launch a Book –
Jul 20, 2017 • 42 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Dave Schroeder, the VP of Marketing for the B&H Publishing Group. In this episode, they discuss the nuts and bolts of how to market and launch a book. So…
179: Nicky Gumbel –
Jul 18, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im talk to Nicky Gumbel, the pioneer of Alpha and Vicar of HTB in London. They discuss learning from different Christian communities, succession, learning from your grown children, and…
178: Tony Merida –
Jul 13, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Kevin Spratt talk with Tony Merida, the founding pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, N.C. During their conversation, they talk about leaders and the need to rest, church planting,…
177: Matt Chandler –
Jul 11, 2017 • 51 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk to Matt Chandler, the Lead Teaching Pastor at The Village Church. During their conversation, they discuss multi-site strategy, false perceptions of leadership, and…
176: Adam Weber –
Jul 6, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode of 5 Leadership Questions, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Adam Weber, Pastor of Embrace in Sioux Falls, SD, and author of Talking With God. They discuss how to equip and build up the leaders in your church, learning as a leader,…
175: Bob and Maria Goff –
Jul 3, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by energetic couple, Bob and Maria Goff. You probably know Bob from is book Love Wins, and Maria from her book Love Lives Here. During this lively conversation,…
174: Designed to Lead – Practical Takeaways –
Jun 30, 2017 • 20 min
This week we are doing something different – we are walking through the book Designed to Lead, with the authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. Over the course of the week, we will release a podcast each day. If what you hear interests you, make sure to order…
173: Designed to Lead – The Constructs –
Jun 29, 2017 • 19 min
This week we are doing something different – we are walking through the book Designed to Lead, with the authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. Over the course of the week, we will release a podcast each day. If what you hear interests you, make sure to order…
172: Designed to Lead – The Culture –
Jun 28, 2017 • 27 min
This week we are doing something different – we are walking through the book Designed to Lead, with the authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. Over the course of the week, we will release a podcast each day. If what you hear interests you, make sure to order…
171: Designed to Lead – The Conviction –
Jun 27, 2017 • 25 min
This week we are doing something different – we are walking through the book Designed to Lead, with the authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. Over the course of the week, we will release a podcast each day. If what you hear interests you, make sure to order…
170: Designed to Lead – Leadership Locus –
Jun 23, 2017 • 26 min
This week we are doing something different – we are walking through the book Designed to Lead, with the authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. Over the course of the week, we will release a podcast each day. If what you hear interests you, make sure to order…
169: How to Build a Library –
Jun 21, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Devin Maddox, the Trade Books Publisher at B&H Publishing Group. In this conversation, they talk about how to build a library. Questions: * What have you been…
168: Aaron Coe –
Jun 14, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im talk with Aaron Coe, who leads Strategic Initiatives for Passion and previously served as a church planter with the North American Mission Board. Todd, Daniel, and Aaron…
167: Art Rainer –
Jun 7, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im talk to Art Rainer. Art is the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has a Doctor of Business Administration from Nova…
166: Henry Cloud –
May 31, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Henry Cloud. Dr. Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and best-selling author. You probably know him from his books like Boundaries and…
165: Jen Wilkin –
May 23, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Jen Wilkin, a mom to 4 great kids, and an advocate for women to love God with their minds through the faithful study of His Word. Jen writes, speaks, and…
164: Leadership Quick Hitters with Trevin Wax –
May 17, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Trevin Wax run through a series of quick-hitter questions about leadership lessons and resources. * What is one thing you’ve read recently? * What is one thing you’ve…
163: Shannon Litton –
May 9, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Shannon Litton, the President and CEO of the 5by5, a marketing and digital agency which serves change makers, those who work where life change happens. In…
162: Clayton King –
May 2, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Clayton King, the interim Senior Pastor at NewSpring Church in South Carolina, one of the largest churches in the United States. King is an author of 12…
161: Raechel Myers and Amanda Williams of She Reads Truth –
Apr 18, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas are joined by Raechel Myers and Amanda Williams of She Reads Truth. She Reads Truth is an enormously popular website for women – a community really – built around reading God’s…
160: J.D. Greear –
Apr 11, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by J.D. Greear, lead pastor at The Summit Church in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina. Greear is an author of several books, and The Summit Church is a planting…
159: Nancy Guthrie –
Mar 17, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Nancy Guthrie. Nancy is a prolific author and speaker, hosts her own podcast, and works with her husband to serve couples who have lost children. She is a…
5LQ 158: Church Security with Ron Aguiar –
Mar 3, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Ron Aguiar, a safety and security expert in the church and in the corporate world. Ron has a background in law enforcement and running security for fortune…
5LQ 157: Russell Moore –
Feb 23, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down to talk with Russell Moore, the president of the ERLC and author of Onward as well as several other books. Moore leads the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics…
5LQ 156: Answering Listener Questions –
Feb 16, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper answer 5 questions from listeners about leadership. They touch how experienced leaders can keep young leaders on vision, young leaders staying humble, leading different…
5LQ 155: Scott Sauls –
Feb 7, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Scott Sauls. Scott is the pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville and is the the author of two books, Jesus Outside the Lines and Befriend. Before…
154: Josh Gagnon –
Jan 31, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Josh Gagnon, pastor of Next Level Church and the host of the Josh Gagnon leadership podcast. Josh started Next Level Church in 2008 and it has since grown…
153: Thomas Terry of Humble Beast –
Jan 26, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Thomas Terry, hip hop artist as well as co-founder and current owner of Humble Beast. Humble Beast is a record label and a community of creative people seeking…
152: Partnership Vs. Competition in Ministry –
Jan 24, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Kevin Spratt discuss the differences between competition and partnership in ministry (and business). It is so easy for organizations and churches to try to out-do one…
151: Ronnie Floyd –
Jan 19, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Ronnie Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in Northwest Arkansas and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Floyd has been in pastoral ministry for 40…
150 – How to Have Great Customer Service –
Jan 17, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Kevin Spratt talk about how organizations, and even churches, can offer the best customer service. They cover everything from what attitude and outlook it takes to how…
149: Tony Evans –
Jan 12, 2017 • 30 min
On today’s episode of The 5 Leadership Questions podcast Dr. Tony Evans joins Barnabas Piper. Dr. Evans is the pastor of Oak Cliff Fellowship, the author of numerous books, and can be heard nationwide on the radio daily. He brings decades of leadership…
148: Killing Sacred Cows in Ministry –
Jan 10, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down with Eric Geiger to talk about killing sacred cows in ministry. Don’t worry it’s not gruesome and now animals were harmed in the making of this podcast. Some…
147: Looking Back and Looking Ahead –
Dec 9, 2016 • 17 min
This episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast is the last of 2016. Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper take a look back at a few high points but mostly look ahead at what is to come in 2017 – some new ideas, some new questions, some old friends, some new…
146: Steve Graves –
Nov 22, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas talk with Steve Graves, a businessman, consultant, and coach for numerous businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to non-profits and ministries. Steve has…
145: Using The Strengths Finder Assessment –
Nov 18, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Daniel Im to talk about how to use the popular and helpful Strengths Finder assesment that was developed by Gallup. It has come up on the podcast many…
144: David Kinnaman –
Nov 15, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by David Kinnaman, owner and president of the Barna Group and co-author of several books (with previous guest, Gabe Lyons) including the most recent, Good…
143: Leadership Quick Hitters –
Nov 11, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper run through a series of quick-hitter questions about leadership lessons and resources. * What is one thing you’ve read recently? * What is one thing you’ve listened to…
142: Nik Ripken –
Nov 8, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper speak with Nik Ripken, author of Insanity of God and long-time missionary to Muslim peoples around the world. Nik’s story takes him to over seventy countries to hear and…
141: Rob Cizek –
Nov 1, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins talks with Rob Cizek, the executive pastor of North Coast Church near Seattle. Previously Rob worked in business and as a television news director, so he brings a varied and unique set of…
140: How to Crush a Job Interview –
Oct 28, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Kevin Spratt talk about how you can have a successful job interview. What are dos and don’ts and considerations? What are people thinking who are interviewing you? The…
139: Katelyn Beaty –
Oct 25, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Katelyn Beaty, the first female managing editor of Christianity Today’s print edition and the author of A Woman’s Place. Kaitlyn recently left CT after a…
138: Using Profiles and Assessments to Build a Team –
Oct 21, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast we bring back an oldie but a goodie. In 2015 we originally released this episode, and in the year + since then we have picked up quite a few listeners and the themes of this episode have come up many…
137: Leaders, Reading, and the Best Leadership Books –
Oct 14, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast we bring back an oldie but a goodie. In 2015 we originally released this episode, and in the year + since then we have picked up quite a few listeners and heard quite a few requests podcasts about the…
136: Ron Edmondson –
Oct 11, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Ron Edmondson, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky and a popular leadership blogger. The conversation touches on how Ron’s business…
135: How To Give a Great Presentation –
Oct 7, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Eric Geiger about what it takes to give a fantastic presentation whether you are teaching, selling, preaching, or training. We’ve all heard great presentations…
134: Troy Tomlinson –
Oct 4, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins is joined by Andy Dukes for a conversation with Troy Tomlinson, the president of Sony/ATV Music, Nashville, the biggest music publisher in Nashville. Sony/ATV Music, Nashville has won…
5LQ BONUS EPISODE – Pipeline Conference –
Sep 30, 2016 • 23 min
Wait, we already released an episode today. What is this? This is a bonus episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast to share a little more about an upcoming event we have about which we are very excited. In it we break down what you can expect at the…
133: Attracting Top Talent To Your Organization –
Sep 30, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Eric Geiger talk about what it takes to attract top talent to an organization, be it a business or a church. Ideally you can develop talent within, but hiring people is…
132: Jon Gordon –
Sep 27, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Jon Gordon, well known speaker, author, and consultant. Jon has authored several books including The Energy Bus and The Carpenter. He has also consulted with…
131: How to Be a Servant Leader –
Sep 23, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Kevin Spratt to discuss what is servant leadership and how leaders can grow in that area. It is a phrase that gets used often but is rarely defined or…
130: Gabe Lyons –
Sep 20, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper visit the offices of Q to talk with Gabe Lyons. Gabe is a best-selling author and a leading voice on Christians engaging culture well. He and his wife, Rebekah, started Q…
129: More Lies Leaders Believe –
Sep 16, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Eric Geiger to discuss five lies leaders believe just as they did several weeks prior with Carey Nieuwhof. Each of these lies undermines leadership but is…
128: Dale Partridge –
Sep 13, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Dale Partridge, a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Startup Camp. Dale has started and grown numerous businesses but decided to sell those, simplify his…
127: Mobile Work Tools and Strategies –
Sep 9, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Daniel Im discuss the rise of mobile workers – those who work out-of-office – and what some leadership strategies and work practices are for this to be most effective.…
126: Dave Ferguson –
Sep 6, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Dave Ferguson who is pastor of Community Christian Church in the Chicago area, President of Exponential, and Founder of the New Thing network. Dave was also…
125: Leadership and Blogging –
Sep 2, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Trevin Wax to talk about how leaders can and should blog and what impact it can have on their leadership. Trevin has written a successful blog for about 10…
124: Shane Blackshear, Seminary Dropout –
Aug 30, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Shane Blackshear, better known as the Seminary Dropout. Shane hosts the Seminary Dropout podcast on which he interviews Christian leaders and theologians in…
123: Delegating or Dumping Work –
Aug 26, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down with Eric Geiger to discuss the differences between effective delegation of work and simply dumping work on others. They often look very similar in action but…
108: Ken Costa –
Aug 23, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Ken Costa, the Chairman of Alpha and the author of both God at Work and the newly released Know Your Why. Costa has extensive leadership experience as the…
121: Leading After Failure –
Aug 19, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Brad Lomenick to talk about how leaders can bounce back after failure. They specifically explore coming back from a business or organizational failure (more…
120: Ron Kitchens –
Aug 16, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Ron Kitchens, an entrepreneur and business leader devoted to changing lives and communities through job creation. Ron started in business as a teen and from…
119: How Women and Men Can Work Well Together –
Aug 12, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Faith Whatley, LifeWay’s Director of Adult Ministries, to discuss how women and men can work well together and relate well in the workplace. Faith has…
118: Nick Vujicic –
Aug 9, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Nick Vujicic, and internationally known speaker and evangelist. Nick was born, with no medical explanation, without arms or legs, yet this challenge is…
117: Are Leaders Born or Made? –
Aug 5, 2016 • 32 min
In this Episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins sits down with Eric Geiger and Daniel Im to discuss the oft-asked question: Are leaders born or made? Is it more nature or nurture that determines whether a person will be a great leader?…
116: Pete Scazzero –
Aug 2, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Pete Scazzero, the author of The Emotionally Healthy Leader and a number of other books. Pete is the founding pastor of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens,…
115: Leaders as Followers –
Jul 29, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Kevin Spratt to discuss why it’s so important for leaders to be followers and what are ways they can do that. They ask the following questions. * Why must…
114: Michael Kelley –
Jul 26, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Michael Kelley, the director of discipleship at LifeWay Christian Resources and author of two books – Wednesdays Were Pretty Normal and Boring. Michael started…
113: Trip Lee –
Jul 22, 2016 • 35 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference. We are excited about this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared there, and we want…
112: Lies Leaders Believe with Carey Nieuwhof –
Jul 21, 2016 • 49 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference. We are excited about this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared there, and we want…
111: Key Leadership Skills –
Jul 20, 2016 • 44 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference. We are excited about this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared there, and we want…
110: Paul Tripp –
Jul 19, 2016 • 46 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference. We are excited about this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared there, and we want…
110: Thom Rainer on Leading Change –
Jul 18, 2016 • 36 min
This week on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast we are highlighting several of the speakers from our upcoming Pipeline Conference. We are excited about this event and all the leadership wisdom and practical advice that will be shared there, and we want…
109: Leaders and Stewardship –
Jul 15, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down with radio host and Ramsey Solutions personality, Chris Brown, to talk about the importance of stewardship for leaders. To start they dig into misconceptions of…
107: Personal and Professional Boundaries –
Jul 8, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down with Kevin Spratt to talk about boundaries in the work place and what do if they are crossed. How far is too far relationally between co-workers? What is…
106: Jack Graham –
Jul 5, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX. He is the author of several books and can be heard worldwide through his ministry, PowerPoint.…
105: Aspirational and Actual Values –
Jul 1, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Daniel Im to talk about the difference between aspirational values and actual values – those values your organization wants to be known for and those values…
104: Chris Brown –
Jun 28, 2016 • 29 min
On this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Akins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Chris Brown, a speaker for Ramsey Solutions and the host of Chris Brown’s True Stewardship which is a nationally syndicated radio show and popular podcast.…
103: Tools For Getting Work Done –
Jun 24, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Daniel Im discuss tools they use nearly every day and every week for getting things done. They break down different aspects of work – productivity, social media, mobile…
102: Jon Acuff –
Jun 21, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas are joined by Jon Acuff, best-selling author, popular speaker, and blogger. Acuff speaks to tens of thousands of people, especially businesses and business leaders annual. He…
101: Spiritual Disciplines and Leadership –
Jun 17, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Kevin Spratt to talk about the importance of spiritual disciplines for leaders and why they are so difficult to maintain or develop in the first place. It…
100: A Look Back –
Jun 14, 2016 • 38 min
100 episodes is a milestone worth celebrating, so in this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper do just that. They look back at some of their most memorable interviews, favorite quotes, and things they have learned.…
99: Leading a Start-Up –
Jun 10, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Kevin Spratt discuss the unique challenges and benefits of leading a start-up. They explore the following questions. * What are myths people believe about leading a…
98: Millennials in the Workplace –
Jun 7, 2016 • 39 min
On this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Barnabas Piper is joined by Chris Martin, a fellow LifeWay employee as well as a blogger at MillennialEvangelical.com to talk about the stereotypes, reputation, and reality of millennials in the…
97: Undermining Your Boss –
Jun 3, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Barnabas Piper and Daniel Im take full advantage to Todd Adkins being out on vacation to talk about all the ways employees undermine bosses, the effects it has, and what should be done about it. We all…
96: Matt Brown –
May 31, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Matt Brown, an author, evangelist, and the founder and director of Think Eternity. Every year Think Eternity puts on a number of evangelistic events called…
95: Leaving a Position Well –
May 27, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Daniel Im discuss what it takes to depart a position well whether you are let go or leave on your own. Everyone transitions jobs at some point, so how can you do it as…
94: Conflict Management –
May 20, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Barnabas Piper discuss how leaders can best handle conflict. It seems conflict is inevitable in leadership, so what can leaders do to manage and respond to it well? * Can…
93: Simon Sinek –
May 17, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Simon Sinek, New York Times best-selling author of Start with Why and Leaders Eat Last as well as presenter of one of the most popular TED talks ever given.…
92: Leaders and Insecurity –
May 13, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Barnabas Piper, and Eric Geiger talk about leaders battling insecurity. Leaders are usually viewed as bold and confident, but are they really? Insecurity is both common and dangerous, so…
91: Cary Summers –
May 10, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Cary Summers, president of The Museum of the Bible, a massive permanent exhibition set to open in Washington DC in November of 2017. The Museum of the Bible…
90: Excellent Guest Services At Church –
May 6, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Danny Franks, the connections pastor at The Summit Church in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina about the importance of amazing guest services at church and how…
89: Larry Osborne –
May 3, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Barnabas Piper talks with Larry Osborne who has spent 36 years as a pastor at Northcoast Church and has authored several books including Sticky Teams and Sticky Church. Osborne shares great wisdom…
88: How to Run a Great Internship Program –
Apr 29, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Daniel Im to discuss the benefits and practices of internships, both for the intern and the organization. They ask the following questions. * What is the…
87 – Eric Mason –
Apr 26, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper speak with Eric Mason, pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, author of several books, and founder of Thriving. Their conversation covers the usual five questions…
86 – How and Why to Coach –
Apr 22, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Dan Rockwell, better known as the Leadership Freak, joins Todd Adkins to talk about the importance and best practices of coaching. Every leader needs coaching, but is the right time and what does that…
85 – Trevin Wax –
Apr 19, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas speak with Trevin Wax. Trevin is the managing editor of The Gospel Project as well as a respected author and blogger. The Gospel Project is one of LifeWay’s three primary lines…
84 – Introverts in Leadership –
Apr 15, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by their teammate at lifeWay Leadership, Kevin Spratt, to talk about introverts in leadership and the distinct challenges, advantages, and disadvantages…
83 – Faith Whatley –
Apr 12, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas talk with Faith Whatley, Director of Adult Ministries at LifeWay Christian Resources. Faith shares awesome stories of helping launch the first Beth Moore event LifeWay did and…
82: Motivating and Incentivizing a Team –
Apr 8, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper sit down with Eric Geiger to talk about the most and least effective ways to motivate a team of people. Over the decades organizations and leaders have leaned on…
81: Tim Challies –
Apr 5, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Tim Challies, a popular blogger, author, and book reviewer. Tim began got into blogging when the medium was young and quickly gained a significant following He…
80: Developing and Recruiting New Leaders –
Apr 1, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Brad Lomenick to talk about the process of developing leaders internally or hiring them from outside an organization and all the decisions that go into…
79: Bobby Gruenewald –
Mar 29, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Bobby Gruenewald, one of the pastors at Life Church and the architect of YouVersion and Church Online. YouVersion, a mobil app, is currently on about 210…
78: Being a High Character Leader –
Mar 25, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper are joined by Brad Lomenick to talk about the importance of high character for a leader and the impact it has on an organization. Everyone knows character is important,…
77 – Nick Caine –
Mar 22, 2016 • 32 min
On this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper speak with Nick Caine, the CEO of both A21 and Equip & Empower Ministries as well as being the husband to one of our previous guests, Christine Caine. A21 is an…
76: Working For a Boss You Don’t Like –
Mar 18, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and I Discuss how to manage working for a boss you don’t like. If you’ve spent any amount of time in the work force there’s a good chance you’ve had to do this. It’s a…
75: Sammy Rhodes –
Mar 15, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Sammy Rhodes who is the RUF campus minister at the University of South Carolina, well known for his twitter humor, and the author of This is Awkward: How Life’s…
74: Discerning Your Calling in Life –
Mar 11, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Daniel Im, and I discuss what “calling” really means. It’s a word that gets used a lot in the Christian world, but what does it mean and how can someone know if they’re called? We ask the…
73: Leonce Crump –
Mar 8, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Leonce Crump, author of the newly released Renovate and the founding and lead pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta. Renovation church is the rare multi cultural,…
72: Leadership Pipeline – The Content –
Mar 4, 2016 • 33 min
This week we are doing some different – we are introducing Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week we release a podcast each day. We are also offering a free…
71: Leadership Pipeline – The People –
Mar 3, 2016 • 35 min
This week we are doing some different – we are introducing Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week we release a podcast each day. We are also offering a free…
70: Leadership Pipeline – The Structures –
Mar 2, 2016 • 37 min
This week we are doing some different – we are introducing Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week we release a podcast each day. We are also offering a free…
69: Leadership Pipeline – The Systems –
Mar 1, 2016 • 33 min
This week we are doing some different – we are introducing Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week we release a podcast each day. We are also offering a free…
68: Intro to Leadership Pipeline –
Feb 29, 2016 • 41 min
This week we are doing some different – we are introducing Leadership Pipeline, a concept and framework for churches to develop leaders at every level of ministry. Over the course of the week we release a podcast each day. We are also offering a free…
67: How to Be a Self-Aware Leader –
Feb 26, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Todd Adkins and I sit down with Brad Lomenick to talk about why self-awareness is so important for leaders and how a leader can get better at it. We offer practical tips about question asking, feedback and…
66: Lecrae –
Feb 23, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Grammy and Dove award-winning artist Lecrae. Lecrae is the author of the forthcoming book, Unashamed (May 3, 2016, B&H Books) which we are very excited about. (Be sure to…
65: The Ups and Downs of Bivocational Ministry –
Feb 19, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Eric Geiger about the good, the bad, the benefits, and the challenges of bivocational ministry. We talk about it from the perspective of both the church and of the pastor.…
64: Christine Caine –
Feb 16, 2016 • 45 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Christine Caine, the founder of the A21 campaign and Propel Women as well as an internationally know speaker and author. Christine’s passion for Christ, the lost, those…
63: A Leader’s Platform –
Feb 12, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins sits down with Brad Lomenick to talk about whether leaders should develop their own platforms and, if so, how should they do that well without losing their souls. In this digital age…
62: Rebekah Lyons –
Feb 9, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Rebekah Lyons, an author and co-founder of Q Ideas with her husband Gabe Lyons. Q Ideas exists to help Christians, especially leaders, recover a vision for their historic…
61: Being a Leader Who Learns –
Feb 5, 2016 • 36 min
Leaders are learners. A leader who doesn’t learn has a short shelf life. Ideas like these have shown up on nearly every single episode of this podcast. Learning is so important for leaders that our very first question for all our guests is “Who are you…
60: Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak –
Feb 2, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Dan Rockwell, better known as Leadership Freak for his blogging and social media presence. Rockwell has been honored by Inc.com, American Management Association, and his…
59: You Asked, We Answered (Round 2) –
Jan 29, 2016 • 35 min
We get asked questions pretty regularly on Facebook, and at our respective twitter feeds (@ToddAdkins and @BarnabasPiper). And since we have sharp listeners many of the questions are excellent, so we decided to take the best and turn them into a podcast!…
58: Jennie Allen –
Jan 26, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Jennie Allen, author, speaker, and director of the IF: Gathering. Jennie founded If: Gathering several years ago to be a connection point for women to “gather, equip, and…
57: How Leaders Can Balance the Past and the Future –
Jan 22, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I sit down with Eric Geiger to talk about how leaders can balance having a healthy awareness of past with the right focus on the future. It’s so easy to fall into one extreme or the…
56: Jason Romano –
Jan 19, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Jason Romano who manages the social media for all of ESPN’s NFL and MLB coverage, which is to say, a LOT! Jason also serves as an elder in his church and has some really…
55: You asked, We Answered –
Jan 15, 2016 • 31 min
We get asked questions pretty regularly on Facebook, and at our respective twitter feeds (@ToddAdkins and @BarnabasPiper). And since we have sharp listeners many of the questions are excellent, so we decided to take the best and turn them into a podcast!…
54: Louie Giglio –
Jan 12, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins spoke with Louie Giglio who is the lead pastor of Passion City Church, founder of the Passion movement and conferences, author, and speaker. Louie is best known for his work with college…
53: Starting a New Position Well –
Jan 8, 2016 • 32 min
It’s a new year and maybe you have new prospects – a new job or a promotion on the horizon. Well, we want to help you get off tot the strongest start possible. In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Jenni Catron, and I discuss…
52: Donald Miller –
Jan 5, 2016 • 35 min
In this, the first episode of 5 Leadership Questions released in 2016, we are starting with a bang. We talked with Donald Miller, the best-selling author of several books most notably Blue Like Jazz and most recently Scary Close. On top of being a gifted…
51: Cameron Strang –
Dec 29, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and I talk with Cameron Strang, the founder and president of RELEVANT. RELEVANT is a magazine, website, and podcast reaching tens of millions pf people each month to help them change the…
50: Chris Sadler –
Dec 22, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Chris Sadler, the National Director of Alpha USA. Alpha is a course that introduces people to the basics of the Christian faith and has reached more than 27 million people…
49: How to Get the Most Out of a Conference –
Dec 18, 2015 • 30 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I are joined by Andy Dukes, a teammate of ours, to talk about how leaders and teams can get the most out of attending a conference. As part of our work and ministry we attend a LOT each…
48: Scott Harrison –
Dec 15, 2015 • 24 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Scott Harrison, the founder and CEO of Charity: Water, an effort to provide clean water to the 663 million people worldwide who lack it. They partner with organizations and…
47: John Maxwell on Leadership Changes Through the Years –
Dec 11, 2015 • 21 min
John Maxwell has taught more leaders how to be leaders than just about anyone, and has been doing so for a long time. In this episode of the 5 Leadership questions podcast we asked him about how leadership has changed over the years. Maxwell also shares…
46: Brian Houston –
Dec 8, 2015 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast I speak with Brian Houston, the founding pastor and current co-pastor of Hillsong Church and author of a new book called Live, Love, Lead: Your Best is Yet to Come. For more than thirty years Brian has…
45: How and Why to Start a Podcast –
Dec 4, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Jonathan Howe, the co-host and producer of Rainer on Leadership and The SBC This Week, about what it takes to start and run a successful podcast. Podcasting is booming as a…
44: Bruce Ashford –
Dec 1, 2015 • 23 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Bruce Ashford, the provost and dean of faculty at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Bruce also teaches theology, is an elder at Summit Church in Raleigh/Durham, and…
43: Making Hard Decisions –
Nov 27, 2015 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Jenni Catron, a church leader and author, about how leaders can best make hard decisions and communicate about them well. Every leader is faced with difficult…
42: William Vanderbloemen –
Nov 24, 2015 • 37 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with William Vanderbloemen, the founder and CEO of The Vanderbloemen Search Group, an agency that helps churches and Christian organizations with their staffing…
41: How Leaders Can Avoid Burnout –
Nov 20, 2015 • 35 min
Burnout is something most leaders are familiar with as a concept, and probably in reality, but they likely haven’t thought through it very deeply. Where does it come from? What causes it? Am I experiencing it right now? How can I avoid it? All these are…
40: Craig Groeschel –
Nov 17, 2015 • 38 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I spoke with Craig Groeschel, the founding and Senior pastor of Life.Church based out of Oklahoma and the author of several books including his most recent, #Struggles: Following Jesus…
39: Leading Team Members You Don’t Like –
Nov 13, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper talk with Brad Lomenick about the challenges, complexities, and techniques of leading team members you don;t really like very much. We all know those people – they’re…
38: Sam Storms –
Nov 10, 2015 • 29 min
On this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I spoke with Dr. Sam Storms. Sam is the pastor for preaching and vision at Bridgeway Baptist church in Oklahoma city, an author of several books, the VP of the Evangelical Theological…
37: John Townsend –
Nov 6, 2015 • 35 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. John Townsend. Dr. Townsend is a leadership consultant, a psychologist, a NYT best-selling author, a theologian, and even a musician. We talk…
36: Darrin Patrick –
Nov 3, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Darrin Patrick who is the lead and founding pastor of The Journey in Saint Louis. He has authored several books, including the brand new The Dude’s Guide to Marriage…
35: Ed Stetzer –
Oct 30, 2015 • 32 min
On this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Ed Stetzer. Ed is the Vice President of LifeWay Insights, a noted speaker, and the author of numerous books. Ed blogs at EdStetzer.com where his articles on church and…
34: Max Lucado –
Oct 27, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins talks with Max Lucado, a preaching pastor at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio and world-renowned author of more than 30 books which have sold more than 90 million copies worldwide. For more…
33: Jenni Catron –
Oct 23, 2015 • 36 min
Jenni Catron is a writer, speaker, and leadership coach who consults churches and non-profits. She serves on the executive team at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park, CA overseeing their various campuses. Jenni previously worked in the music…
32: Carey Nieuwhof –
Oct 20, 2015 • 41 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I spoke with Carey Nieuwhof. Carey is the lead pastor at Connexus Church just north of Toronto. He is an author as well as a prolific blogger and podcaster, mostly about leadership.…
31: Ben Trueblood –
Oct 16, 2015 • 32 min
Ben Trueblood is the director of Student Ministry for Lifeway Christian Resources. What does that mean? It means he oversees a team that functions across the country ministering to hundreds of thousands of middle and high school students and leaders. The…
30: Thom Rainer –
Oct 13, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Dr. Thom Rainer, the President of LifeWay Christian Resources. Dr. Rainer is one of the most influential leaders of leaders in the church world today. His blog at…
29: The Good and (mostly) bad of Micromanaging –
Oct 9, 2015 • 34 min
What do Ken Blanchard, Joe Torre, and Jay-Z have in common? All of them can speak to effective management instead of micromanagement. In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and I talk about the good and (almost…
28: John Maxwell –
Oct 6, 2015 • 37 min
John Maxwell has taught more leaders how to be leaders than just about anyone, and we are honored to have him on the 5 Leadership Questions podcast. He tells us about how he moved from pastoring into the leadership development space, shares much wisdom,…
27: How to Handle Criticism as a Leader –
Oct 2, 2015 • 31 min
Every leader faces criticism. Well, if they’re actually leading they do. But how can they respond well, learn what they should, and reject what is unhelpful? When does a leader know when to fight back and exert authority over critics? That’s what we…
26: Derwin Gray –
Sep 29, 2015 • 34 min
Derwin Gray is the founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church in North Carolina. He is a passionate speaker and has authored a number of books including The High Definition Leader: Building Multiethnic Churches in a Multiethnic World. Derwin has…
25: How to be an Expert Business Traveler –
Sep 25, 2015 • 28 min
Business travel is a necessary evil. It is taxing, tiring, and often annoying, but we have to do it regularly and make the best of it. In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Daniel Im, and I discuss how to be an expert business…
24: Matt Perman –
Sep 22, 2015 • 28 min
In this episode of The 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Matt Perman, the author of What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done. He is a speaker and consultant and formerly oversaw the development of…
23: What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring? –
Sep 18, 2015 • 31 min
“Coaching” and “mentoring” are terms that get used a lot by leaders. Younger employees need coaching. Or mentoring. Or both. What exactly is the difference, again? In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Brad Lomenick, and I…
22: Justin Wise –
Sep 15, 2015 • 27 min
Justin Wise is the founder of Think Digital and is passionate about digital marketing and connecting. As a former pastor he is also passionate about helping churches use the digital space to share their unique messages and identities well. In this episode…
21: Leadership Differences by Generation –
Sep 11, 2015 • 32 min
Baby Boomers, builders, generation X, generation Y, millennials – so many generations! What does it all mean? How do they fit together in the workplace? In this episode of The 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins, Brad Lomenick, and I discuss the…
20: Thabiti Anyabwile –
Sep 8, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode of The 5 Leadership Questions podcast Todd Adkins and I talk with Thabiti Anyabwile. Thabiti is an author of several books (listed below) and a blogger. Most importantly, though, he is a pastor. This past spring, when we did the recording,…
19: Conducting Awesome Job Interviews –
Sep 4, 2015 • 33 min
If you’re employed you’ve likely been interviewed. If you’re a leader you likely have interviewed various job candidates. In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast Barnabas Piper, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im talk about the dos and don’ts of…