Gerald Brooks Leadership Podcast

Gerald Brooks Leadership Podcast

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Gerald Brooks, the founding pastor of Grace Outreach Center in Plano, Texas, is well-known internationally for his passionate heart to mentor other pastors.Pastor Brooks hosts the annual North Texas Leadership Conference in Plano, drawing ministers fro…


Questions I’m Asking About Leadership
Aug 13 • 35 min
So You Think You’re Disciplined?
Aug 5 • 21 min
In this episode, Pastor Gerald Brooks discusses what it looks like to live a disciplined life. “Being disciplined in one area does not mean that you have a disciplined life.” Thank you for listening and please enjoy!
Crisis You Can Learn From
Jul 22 • 28 min
Making The List
Jul 9 • 22 min
Pastor Brooks teaches on the difference between making a list and making an impact. This episode deals with five skills you need to have to make an impact once you make the list. Thank you for listening and please enjoy!
The Story Jesus Wants Everybody To Know
Jun 25 • 33 min
In this special episode, Pastor Gerald Brooks takes you on a journey through a service at Grace Outreach Center, telling the story that Jesus wants everybody to know.
Keys to Staying Current
Jun 11 • 27 min
High Capacity Leadership
Jun 5 • 18 min
Leading In The Unexpected
May 28 • 23 min
Life always hands us unexpected challenges. Pastor Gerald Brooks explains how to lead in the unexpected. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
Being a 5 Tier Leader
May 13 • 25 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks explains the principles of what makes a 5 tier leader and what it looks like for your in your life. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
What To Say To A Young Leader
Apr 30 • 30 min
The Enemies List
Apr 17 • 24 min
Every leader has things that become his or her enemy. Listen as Pastor Brooks teaches about the 7 enemies every leader has.
Why People Do Not Pray
Apr 3 • 39 min
Moses on Leadership
Mar 21 • 36 min
Fake Faithfulness
Mar 11 • 27 min
What if Leadership was a Football Game
Feb 22 • 27 min
Leading Through Change
Feb 12 • 27 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks speaks on the challenges and strategies of continuing to lead through change. Change can look many different ways, but navigating the challenges all stems from the same basic truths and principles. Thank you for listening and pl…
Common Mistakes A Leader Must Avoid
Jan 29 • 22 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into some common mistakes every leader must avoid in order to sustain in leadership. These key concepts will help you learn and grow to become the leader that God has called you to be. Thank you for listening and please en…
How To Lead When You Have A Problem
Jan 15 • 22 min
The demands in leadership are constant. Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into how to deal with these demands and lead when you are dealing with your own issues. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
Leading With Your Prayers
Jan 2 • 31 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the powerful effects that your prayer life can have on your leadership capabilities. Thank you for listening and please enjoy this podcast!
Takeaways From Leaders
Dec 19, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks speaks on what we can learn from a series of leaders in the Bible who allowed God to speak into their lives. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
Leadership Is A Two Way Street
Dec 11, 2018 • 28 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the reality of being in a leadership position. This podcast details the two-way nature of leadership and what this means for you. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
How To Be Close To A Leader
Nov 28, 2018 • 30 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into what it should look like to connect with your leaders. These key concepts will help you make an impact in your leaders lives, as they serve with you, and as they impact other leaders as well. Thank you for listening a…
The Tug of War of Leadership
Nov 11, 2018 • 13 min
Leadership is always a struggle, especially when you’re trying to balance all the factors of being a leader. Take a moment to listen to my newest podcast..
What Leaders Need To Remember
Oct 30, 2018 • 27 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into specific principles that every leader should remember, regardless of their status. These key concepts will help you become a great leader if you are just starting off, and be an even more effective leader if you are a…
5 Keys to Lasting in Leadership: Part 2
Oct 16, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the second part of his podcast series, 5 Keys to Lasting in Leadership. These skill sets will help you better your leadership life at home, at your church, at your business, and in your personal life. Thank you for li…
5 Keys to Lasting in Leadership: Part 1
Oct 4, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the first part of his podcast series, 5 Keys to Lasting in Leadership. These keys will help you better your leadership life, at home, at your church, at your business, and in your personal life. Thank you for listening a…
Leadership Extremes
Sep 19, 2018 • 23 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks speaks on the dangers of too much of a good thing. This podcast focuses on balancing skills crucial for a leader to avoid being disqualified as a leader. Thank you for listening and please enjoy the podcast!
Becoming a Five-Star Leader
Sep 6, 2018 • 30 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into what it looks like being a five-star leader. These key principles will help you grow yourself, and those around you, to becoming a five-star leader. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy the podcast.
Why Leadership Is Hard
Aug 24, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the reality of being in a leadership position. This podcast explains the difficulties of leadership, and what you can do to overcome those barriers. Thank you for listening, and please enjoy!
Leading When You’re Not In The Limelight
Aug 9, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into how you can affect leadership in different areas of ministry, and your personal life, aside from the stage. The key concepts given are guided towards leaders, acknowledging leadership in the small things. Thank you for l…
Survival Skills for Leaders
Jul 25, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks divers into what a leader needs in order to survive in Ministry and in life. The key concepts provided will help you in your personal life, and in your leadership life as well! Thank you for listening and please enjoy!
Praying Like a Leader
Jul 11, 2018 • 25 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into one of the most crucial steps of being a leader. The key concepts given are to help you understand the importance of prayer when you are in any leadership roles. Thank you for listening and please enjoy this podcast!
Things I Have Learned That Are Easy In Leadership
Jun 19, 2018 • 21 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into some simple skills he has learned over the 41 years of ministry. These key concepts will help you continue to keep leadership at a simple level while not letting it overcrowd your life or work. Thank you for listening an…
Why People Leave A Church
Jun 7, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the age old questions of “Why people leave a church” in order to truly understand the thought process and situations that can occur. The points given are to help you, as a leader, better understand that we are not the de…
5 Attitudes That Kill Leadership
May 23, 2018 • 24 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into key attitudes that affect leadership if not dealt with correctly. The five attitudes are broken down to help you be aware of them and then control them. Thank you for listening and please enjoy this podcast!
Leading From The C Suite
May 8, 2018 • 18 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into what leading looks like from a business stand point. The corporation side of leadership is sometimes overlooked, but Pastor Gerald Brooks helps breakdown what it looks like to lead from a CEO, CFO, or a higher tier posit…
A Closer Look At Church
Apr 25, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks asks vital questions to help you identify the purpose of your church and who your target audience is in order to fulfill the call that God has on your church’s life. Thank you for listening and please enjoy this podcast!
7 Principles of Trauma
Apr 10, 2018 • 27 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks gives specific principles to help those in different areas that deal with trauma, whether it is at a personal level or advice for helping others. These secular and spiritual talking points are meant to help you in your personal lif…
Leading Well
Mar 27, 2018 • 24 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into the book of Philippians to better understand how to lead the righteous way. These skill sets are targeted for Easter but can also be applied for daily leadership. Thank you for listening and please enjoy this podcast!
Leading When You Have To Say No
Mar 13, 2018 • 29 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks gives detailed insight on leaders from the Bible said no and still were the influencers and leaders. Pastor Brooks takes leadership skills from Biblical leaders for today’s leaders to apply. Thank you for listening to the podcast, …
All Leaders Are Not The Same
Feb 28, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks explains the different types of leaders, and what it takes to become a great leader. Pastor Brooks gives key details on how to grow yourself as a leader to grow others. Thank you for listening and enjoy the podcast!
Thinking Like A Leader
Feb 13, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into what it means to think like a leader. He gives key skills to developing the mindset of a leader, putting others before you, and how to grow your own thoughts. Thank you, and enjoy the podcast!
How To Do Your Best, Better
Jan 31, 2018 • 31 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into how to excel even when you are doing your best. Pastor Brooks gives key concepts to improving your efficiency. Thank you and enjoy the podcast!
Passion: The Untaught Leadership Skill
Jan 16, 2018 • 26 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into a necessary leadership that is mostly overlooked, passion. He gives insight about how to manage passion and lead from it. Enjoy the podcast!
Leading with Less
Jan 4, 2018 • 25 min
Pastor Gerald Brooks dives into what it means to lead while having little. This podcast has key concepts that will help you become a great leader in times where you might lack. Take a moment to enjoy this podcast!
What Christmas Teaches a Leader
Dec 20, 2017 • 14 min
What Jesus Said about Leadership
Dec 7, 2017 • 25 min
Jesus was the ultimate leader but have you ever wondered exactly what Jesus said about Leadership? I will be focusing on Matthew 5 during this podcast. Take a listen and share.
Drilling Down On Leadership
Nov 20, 2017 • 35 min
I want to give you a series of words that are involved with leadership.
Adopting the Vision
Nov 5, 2017 • 41 min
At our recent North Texas Leadership Conference, my Executive Pastor Jessie Prince gave a lesson on Adopting the Vision. This was a powerful message that will help you as you introduce new staff members as well as re-evaluate your current staff.
3 Attitudes That Every Leader Must Possess
Oct 24, 2017 • 25 min
Things that transend new, season, Large or Small churches.
Leadership According to Psalm 23
Oct 6, 2017 • 21 min
5 Skills You Can Never Lack
Sep 21, 2017 • 24 min
Figuring Out The F Factor
Sep 8, 2017 • 26 min
8 words that every leader needs to know
A Game Plan For Leaders
Aug 23, 2017 • 29 min
Why Most Leadership Teaching Fails
Aug 1, 2017 • 20 min
The Leadership Template
Jul 18, 2017 • 25 min
The Jesus Standard
Jun 29, 2017 • 27 min
Jesus was the ultimate leader. As Christians we should strive to be like Him not just in our attitudes, and hearts but also our leadership journey. Take a listen as Pastor Brooks walks us through leadership principles derived from Jesus’ Life.
Leadership According to Matthew 5
Jun 15, 2017 • 28 min
Leadership is a word that is used in so many settings. It is a word that has been adopted by both religious and secular organizations. But there is more to leadership than just principles, there is a heart behind leading people. Listen along as Pastor …
The Challenge of Leadership
May 31, 2017 • 24 min
Leadership is not without challenges and obstacles you have to overcome. But through the correct mindset and approach, leadership should not kill you. Listen along as Pastor Brooks gives us insight to obstacles and challenges in leadership and how we c…
Leading with your Attitude
May 17, 2017 • 23 min
Attitudes can define us good or bad. It is what sets the tone for us as leaders to impact the people around us. Listen along as Pastor Brooks gives up principles to help us navigate our attitudes in various leadership opportunities.
The Jesus Model
May 2, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, I review 10 things Jesus said for us to remember about leadership.
Spotting Talent
Apr 18, 2017 • 30 min
On today’s podcast, we talk about spotting talent. How do you spot talent in order to create and expand a team?
Creating Capacity
Apr 4, 2017 • 30 min
Today we talk about how to enlarge your ability to be a long-term leader and perform leadership under intense circumstances so that you are increasing on the inside.
Leading with a Broom
Mar 21, 2017 • 25 min
Today, we walk through leadership lessons from the bottom up.
Leadership in Two Words
Mar 14, 2017 • 24 min
Today’s podcast, we walk through leadership in a simple way, two words.
The Battlefield of Leadership
Mar 1, 2017 • 27 min
Leaders are defined by difficult times and all leaders go through them. On today’s episode, we go over leadership battles and how you can be prepared for them.
Five Temptations of Leadership
Feb 15, 2017 • 26 min
Everyone deals with temptation. But did you know that all temptation is not evil temptation? This episode, I take a look at the subtle temptations of leadership.
Questions That Change Your Life
Feb 1, 2017 • 19 min
In today’s episode, we walk through five questions to ask yourself to help transform your ministry and your life.
Creating Sustainable Ministry
Jan 18, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode Pastor Brooks talks about how to create ministry that will last.
Staff Stuff Part 2
Jan 4, 2017 • 29 min
This episode, I conclude with part 2 of Staff Stuff. I often receive questions at my Roundtable lessons about expectations for staff members. I hope you enjoy this episode.
Staff Stuff
Dec 18, 2016 • 29 min
This is Part 1 of a 2 Part series from my 2016 Roundtable Lessons. I often get asked about various expectations for staff members. In this lesson I dive into how to create and articulate staff expectations.
10 Lessons of Leadership
Nov 30, 2016 • 28 min
Often times we over complicate leadership and its principles. In this podcast, I go back to the basics and give 10 practical lessons of leadership that you can use to build a foundation for you and your team as you progress in your journey.
Leading Volunteers
Nov 15, 2016 • 24 min
Thanks for tuning into today’s podcast. Today I’m going to teach you on the dynamic lesson of leading volunteers.
Resilience in Ministry
Oct 29, 2016 • 19 min
Have you ever felt tired and didn’t want to keep going? Everybody hits that moment where they feel like they can’t keep going. Today, I want to give you a template for resilience.
An Up-Close Look at a Call
Oct 11, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode, I’ll walk you through an outline about being called of God and we’ll take a look at some examples on what that looks like.
Managing Crisis Moments
Sep 22, 2016 • 17 min
Listen as I walk you through lessons I learned from a friend as he navigated and lead his organization through a crisis.
Part 2 Keys to Soul Management
Aug 25, 2016 • 19 min
A few months ago, Pastor Brooks did a message on Keys to Soul Management. This is critical to the success of a minister being able to guard him/herself from the various mine fields that exist in Ministry. Take a listen to part 2 of this message.
Taking Leadership Seriously
Aug 3, 2016 • 15 min
It seems like an odd statement to make, Taking Leadership Seriously. However, many leaders overlook the responsibilities and expectations that come with holding a leadership position. Listen a long as I walk you through various principles I have learne…
When Words Aren’t Enough
Jul 12, 2016 • 37 min
Inspired by recent events, Pastor Brooks altered his weekend message to communicate his response to the tragic events that have unfolded throughout our nation. This podcast is the audio from his Sunday sermon titled When Words Aren’t Enough. We pray th…
What Jesus Would Say to a Leader
Jun 27, 2016 • 33 min
Leaders may often wonder what Jesus might say if he were teaching a leadership lesson. The good news is that he did, in fact, give a leadership lesson as he sent out first the 12 disciples, then 70 more, giving them instructions before they went. In th…
The Growth Factor
Jun 15, 2016 • 21 min
Growth is at the core of leadership. If you are not growing, you will not be leading at a high capacity for any length of time. Listen as I discuss the correlation between growth and leadership.
Why Leaders Fail
May 25, 2016 • 19 min
Leading at a high capacity is already difficult, but how does insecurity affect ones ability to lead successfully? Can someone lead and still be highly insecure? Listen to this podcast as I try and answer some of these questions.
How Do You Know if Leadership Has Happened?
May 6, 2016 • 22 min
I was recently asked a question that was intriguing. The question dealt with leadership teaching moments and how do I know if leadership took place or not. Listen to this podcast to hear how I addressed that question.
Leading in a Crisis
Apr 7, 2016 • 21 min
Crisis is the climate in which leaders have to prevail. Pastor Brooks walks you through various principles on how to not only manage but be a more effective leaders when these moments happen.
Leading over a Lifetime
Mar 23, 2016 • 24 min
Pastor Brooks walks us through the many failures of one of the greatest leaders of the Bible - Moses. Although he is listed in the famous Hebrews 11 “Faith Hall of Fame,” we are given countless instances of Moses’ failures, fears, and shortcomings as a…
Generational Challenges
Mar 16, 2016 • 61 min
Pastor Brooks breaks down unique and under-addressed challenges church leadership faces when it comes to young leaders vs. old leaders, and helps bridge the gap between the inexperienced yet eager upcoming generation of leaders and the battle-worn vete…
Can you lead in….
Mar 3, 2016 • 18 min
Recently, I sat down with some of our young leaders on staff and encouraged them to ask me questions. After that meeting I was inspired to write this message that deals with 7 questions that will make or break you in various leadership cultures and env…
Keys to Soul Management
Feb 18, 2016 • 17 min
Leaders have to manage various aspects of life. One thing that separates Christian leaders from secular is how one manages their soul. For the complete leadership lesson or other leadership resources visit GeraldBrooksMinistries.com
Q&A from the Plano Roundtable
Feb 3, 2016 • 13 min
We had a great first roundtable in Plano, Texas this past week. It was there Pastor Brooks was asked a few questions pertaining to various leadership elements such as change in ministry. During this episode, Pastor Brooks will examine and dives deeper …
The Calling
Jan 21, 2016 • 17 min
In this episode, Pastor Brooks focuses on the The Calling of God. He focuses on key verses in Ephesians Chapter 3 as he describes what God is wanting to do through each and everyone of us. For the remainder of this lesson, other Gerald Brooks Audio Res…