In a polarizing world, church leadership is challenged more than ever to defy the cultural narrative of extremism and return to a counterbalanced approach to ministry. On today’s episode of the AVAIL podcast, guest Jeremy Yancey discusses how, as his new book Good in Tension delineates, this effort produces tension—tension that we must sit in, negotiate with, embrace, and engage!
00:00 Introducing Jeremy Yancey
4:28 Why Jeremy wrote Good in Tension
6:30 How the topic of tension has impacted Jeremy’s leadership role
10:49 Unpacking the phrase “humbly confident”
14:51 Examples of the tensions leaders face
22:59 Running hard vs. resting
26:52 Practical tips for building a healthy team culture
33:25 Where to find Jeremy and purchase Good in Tension
35:46 AVAIL Journal
37:35 Lightning round with Jeremy
39:09 Closing words of wisdom
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