Lead2Serve

Lead2Serve

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At Lead2Serve Pastor Ed Taylor discusses the value of servant leadership. We recognize the best leaders will always first be the best servants. From Church Planters to Senior Pastors, Sunday School teachers to CEO’s, the wisdom shared will be a great benefit to your life! Pastor Ed is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Church, in Aurora Colorado


015 - I Just Don’t See How God Can Use Me
Aug 26 • 20 min
In this last episode of Season 1, Pastor Ed picks up where we started, looking at the all sufficiency of Jesus Christ in our lives. The pressures upon the leader and servant are so great, that it’s easy to succumb to these feelings of inadequacy,…
014 - Handling Gray Areas of Life as A Leader
Aug 19 • 21 min
How does a spiritual leader handle gray areas in their life? How do they help others navigate through this world with so many options, so many temptations, so may opportunities to stray away from the simplicity of Jesus Christ? Gray Areas, there are many.…
013 - Divine Appointments or Fleshly Interruptions
Aug 12 • 20 min
Because a leader’s life is full, it’s easy to see things, to see people, to see situations as disruptive unwelcome interruptions. But they are not! God is orchestrating events surrounding our lives leading us into exciting Divine appointments! As you…
012 - What Do I Do When I Don’t Know What To Do
Aug 5 • 20 min
Although most people look to leaders for direction and help, there are times, many times, when we simply don’t know what to do. Lacking knowledge doesn’t make you a bad leader, but it can stumble you in your leadership. In today’s episode, Pastor Ed helps…
011 - People Are Not Tasks or Events
Jul 29 • 23 min
It’s inevitable that as you have more to do, you will have more tools to help keep you organized. A common problem for the leader in ministry is that you get so organized that you begin to think that people are just tasks, appointments, and events. That’s…
010 Leading with Simple Childlikeness
Jul 22 • 21 min
In Matthew 18, before Jesus gets to His instructions on how to resolve conflict with others, He takes a child and places him in the midst of the adults he’s teaching. The child is an object lesson of the heart of the matter. The kingdom of God is lead by…
009 Unforgiveness Keeps You Stuck and Unable to Lead
Jul 15 • 21 min
In today’s episode of Lead2Serve, Pastor Ed, Calvary Church in Aurora, shares with us the importance and value of forgiveness in resolving conflicts. Many choose a posture of unforgiveness and wonder why their hearts have become so cold and hard. Their…
008 - How Do I Handle Sensitive Personal and Painful Conflicts Biblically?
Jul 8 • 20 min
By far one of the most painful parts of life is enduring conflicts with those we love and care for. Pain, sorrow, difficulty, and even depression follow unresolved conflicts. It’s a double shocker to find that conflicts exist in the church just as much as…
007 What Is The Real Business of the Church?
Jul 1 • 20 min
Why is the Church on the earth today? There are many good answers to this questions. We are here to glorify God, worship Him alone, love, evangelize, and so many others. But if you had to reduce it down to just one word, what word would you choose? On…
006 - A Loving Discussion About Homosexuality with Dr. Christopher Yuan
Jun 24 • 26 min
Leading in a culture that is ever changing and very much secular is challenging. The moral compass of our world has shifted and changed so much. How do we reach our culture with the gospel when it seems like our culture has gone off the rails, especially…
005 - Likemindedness Helps Move the Vision Forward
Jun 17 • 19 min
One of the underrated value of any team is likemindedness. We all want it but don’t speak much about it. Some demand conformity. Others don’t have a solid direction. But most of us thrive in likeminded environments. Cultures where we generally see things…
004 - Are you a Bad Leader? 10 signs of Bad Leadership
Jun 10 • 18 min
No one in their right mind wants to be a bad leader, yet there are many and the ranks are growing. How do we know what a bad leader looks like? What are the characteristics to watch out for? In today’s edition of Lead2Serve, Pastor Ed walks us through an…
003 - Is There A Need to Have a Pastor’s Heart?
Jun 3 • 20 min
Leadership is a heart issue. As it’s been said, the heart of the matter is often a matter of the heart. In this episode Pastor Ed Taylor discusses the importance of having and cultivating a Pastor’s heart. Even if you are not serving in the role or with…
002 - Leading with A Limp
May 27 • 21 min
Weakness is not seen as a valuable ingredient in serving. So much energy and effort is spent trying to be strong, stay strong, and stay on the cutting edge. But It’s important to realize how important weakness is in your servanthood. It’s in weakness that…
001 - Inadequacy
May 17 • 22 min
Ever feel inadequate for the task? It seems at one time or another, every servant of Jesus comes face to face with their own inadequacies. We all have them. For many, this comes with with the temptation to quit, throw in the towel, and run the other way.…