In this episode, host Rodney Cox interviews Russ Olmon, the founding President of Ministry Advantage. Russ talks about how the Leading From Your Strengths® system transformed his personal and professional life.
Russ founded Ministry Advantage in 1998 to equip pastors and churches worldwide to reach their full ministry potential. He has served over 1,000 churches in the U.S., Canada and Australia. From 1990 to 2003 Russ served as Founding/Senior Pastor of his church in the Dallas, Texas area. In 2004, Russ transitioned from his role as Senior Pastor to launch a multi-campus strategy as Pastor of Multisite Ministry at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall, Texas. Today Russ serves as the Lead Campus Pastor to the largest satellite campus, Lake Pointe Town East.
7:33 — "The leadership side of church, we don't get in seminary...you can read books on leadership, but you have to lead, to really learn to lead." ~ Russ Olmon
9:20 — "Most people today that are getting people into ministry at any level, are getting people that do not know how to lead in the church, how church works, or how leadership works." ~ Russ Olman
19:18: "That one moment [using Leading From Your Strengths principle] taught me how to relate to Stephen [son]..." ~ Russ Olmon
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Host: Rodney Cox
Co-host: Steve NeSmith
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