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The Emotionally Healthy Leader Podcast

The Emotionally Healthy Leader Podcast is an exploration of common, frustrating themes in spiritual leadership and how to overcome them. Do you feel too overwhelmed to enjoy life, and see your best work not making an impact? If so, this leadership podcast is perfect for you. Bestselling author and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Founder Peter Scazzero helps his listeners develop a deep, inner life with Christ, execute healthy planning and decision making, structure team building, create a healthy culture, influence others, and much more.
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Nov 16, 2017

In part one of this new two-part podcast, Pete expands on 5 of the 10 shortcuts that leaders and pastors need to avoid.

Oct 31, 2017

In part 2 of this two-part series, Pete continues to share a biblical perspective on growing older and the hazards of aging we should be careful to avoid.

Oct 26, 2017

In part 1 of this two-part series, Pete shares a biblical perspective on growing older and how this informs our understanding of "retirement" (really only a transition to the next phase of what God has for us), of work, and of how we lead people of all ages in our churches.

Oct 19, 2017

How is Christian planning and decision making different from that of secular planning and decision making? Pete touches on the dangers of making plans and decisions without God, and the four characteristics of what it means to follow God’s slow ways in planning and decision making.

Oct 12, 2017

Pete discusses what we can learn about leadership from the life of King Saul, and how leaders today can finish well.

Oct 3, 2017

In this podcast Pete talks about the unique dynamic of leadership and "dark nights of the soul," and how God uses these upheavals to transform us and bring us into a deeper communion with Him.

Sep 28, 2017

In part two of this series on triggers, hot buttons, and leadership, Pete shares six steps for how leaders can become aware of their triggers and hot buttons and how they can continue to grow in discipleship.

Sep 21, 2017

In part one of a two-part series, Pete discusses why understanding  our personal triggers and hot buttons and those of our teammates is important for our leadership and teams.

Sep 14, 2017

Pete Scazzero shares his own journey to emotionally healthy leadership and the 4 inner-life issues that need to be in place in order to have an emotionally healthy leadership team.

Sep 6, 2017

In His Sermon on the Mount Jesus describes the qualities of spiritual maturity and ends with the words: Be perfect (i.e. perfectly mature) as your heavenly Father is perfect (i.e. perfectly mature). The word for perfect refers to a person coming of age, someone who is no longer a child or minor. In this podcast, Pete Scazzero explores these qualities of spiritual maturity. Listen and consider how Jesus may be calling you to great spiritual maturity today.

Aug 22, 2017

Social media has become perhaps the largest universal communication platform for sharing new information, ideas, current events, discussion and, also sadly has become a forum for unhealthy conflict. Pete shares thoughts based the Sermon on the Mount, how Jesus might have asked us to engage in social media. Listen and ponder how might Jesus be asking you to engage in your social media circle.

Aug 15, 2017

Millennials have become the largest segment of the U.S. population and have increasingly become the dominant culture in many of our churches. Pete shares some of the critical issues church leaders must address to make mature disciples of the Millennial generation, build sustainable communities, and reach the world effectively.

Aug 7, 2017

Drawn from a New Life Fellowship Church strategic planning day over 7 years ago, in this podcast Pete Scazzero shares 10 insightful leadership lessons he and the staff team identified during their planning meeting discussions. These lessons remain relevant to church leadership today.  

Jul 31, 2017

Building healthy teams is one of the primary tasks for every leader, whether that leader is a lead pastor, a para-church ministry department head, a nonprofit or marketplace executive, a church board member, or a small group leader. In this podcast Pete summarizes 30-plus years’ experience of building teams into 5 key points.

Jul 5, 2017

One of the most challenging tasks of leadership, and life, is perspective. In this podcast Pete Scazzero attempts to give a long view of leadership around God’s process of making us “great” leaders.

Jun 6, 2017

Unmet and unclear expectations create havoc in churches, families, friendships, marriages, and leadership teams. In this podcast, Pete Scazzero and Rich Villodas talk about the power of clarifying expectations to transform our lives and teams. They discuss how the issue of expectations intersects with discipleship, job descriptions, and the grief we experience when they remain unmet.

 

 

May 2, 2017

Large numbers of people enjoy attending church but do not have a personal relationship with Jesus. Pete Scazzero shares his reflections on this massive problem and what we can do to equip people to create space to allow God’s will and presence full access in every area of their lives.

Apr 4, 2017

Pete Scazzero discusses the top 5 reasons leaders don't deal with elephants in the room and how to do so.

Mar 6, 2017

Christian leadership, like few other vocations, exposes us to levels of temptation that require a depth of spirituality. Why? Jesus’ sheep are at stake. In this podcast Pete Scazzero speaks with Rich Villodas about the great temptations that confront each of us at the different seasons of leadership.

Feb 1, 2017

Measuring ministry impact is biblical. The question is how do we that? The world’s way is measuring only numbers. While measuring numbers as one measure of success is biblical, when it is ALL we measure, it is unbiblical. Success is first and foremost doing what God has asked us to do, doing it his way, and in his timing. Join Pete Scazzero with Rich Villodas on this very theme!

Jan 3, 2017

 

Pete Scazzero & Rich Villodas discuss the question, "can you be a believer and not a disciple?"

 

Pete Scazzero is the Founder of Emotionally Healthy Spirtuality, and Rich Villodas is the lead paster at New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, New York.

 

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