One thing I write about in my books and on my blog is that leaders are learners. One way that I continue to learn is through conferences, though there are only so many I can attend each year. Another (and cheaper) way that I continue to learn are through podcasts. Here is a list of my Top 5 leadership podcasts (in no particular order) that I listen to for personal and professional growth.
Are you looking for practical ministry help to drive your ministry further … faster? Have a sinking feeling that your ministry training didn’t prepare you for the real world? Hey … you’re not alone! Join thousands of others in pursuit of stuff they wish they taught in seminary. Published every Thursday the goal of the unSeminary podcast is to be an encouragement to Pastors and Church Leaders with practical help you can apply to your ministry right away.
Welcome to the Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast, a conversation designed to help leaders go further, faster. Andy Stanley is a pastor, communicator, author, and the founder of North Point Ministries in Alpharetta, Georgia. For additional information, visit andystanley.com.
The Catalyst Podcast delivers practical leadership and cultural insights through in-depth interviews with renowned leaders, sought after speakers and best-selling authors. Additionally, each episode features the profile of a Next Generation Leader who is uniquely and courageously engaging culture in their community.
Perry Noble is the Senior Pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina. NewSpring began as a group of fifteen people meeting in a living room and has grown to more than 25,000 weekly attenders at 8 locations across the state. Perry will be the first to say that there’s no secret formula for being a successful leader, but there is a PERFECT example: Jesus Christ. This podcast is for those who are ready to be challenged in their faith and stretched as leaders and for those willing to do whatever it takes to be more like Jesus.
Thom Rainer is the President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources and he has a great podcast for all those in church leadership. Very informative and encouraging – this podcast is a go-to resource for pastors.
What are your favorite podcasts right now?