About Our Guest:
Mike Bonem is a Christ-follower, consultant, coach, writer, husband and father. He loves to help churches and ministries, and their leaders, reach their God-given potential through strategic planning, organizational design, and coaching. Mike is the author or co-author of five books: The Art of Leading Change, Leading from the Second Chair, Thriving in the Second Chair, In Pursuit of Great and Godly Leadership, and Leading Congregational Change. He has spoken across the country and internationally on topics related to ministry leadership and congregational effectiveness. Mike has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a breadth of experience in ministry and business, including 11 years as an executive pastor, consulting with Fortune 100 companies, and leading a start-up business. Mike and his wife, Bonnie, have been married for over 35 years and have four adult children. More information is available at www.MikeBonem.com.
About the Episode:
In this episode of the Flourishing Church Podcast, Dana Allin brings back Mike Bonem to talk about his new book The Art of Leading Change: Ten Perspectives on the Messiness of Ministry. The two discuss the difficulties of change as well as areas that we need to pay attention to as leaders. Mike spends some time discussing the importance of culture in change as well as areas like trust, communication, and courage.