#92 Jim Herrington on Becoming Fully Human, Fully Alive
By Ben Katt - Pastor, Community Developer & Social Entrepreneur
Jim Herrington coaches leaders in church, nonprofit organizations, business, and beyond towards “Wholehearted Leadership” through The Leader’s Journey. He was the founding Executive Director of Mission Houston and Co-Founder of Faithwalking, a spiritual formation ministry that equips people to live the “fully human, fully alive, missional life” that Jesus demonstrates. As pastor for 45 years and denominational executive for almost 30 years, Jim has worked with hundreds of congregations in the areas of personal and congregational transformation. He has co-authored three books: Leading Congregational Change: A Practical Guide to the Transformational Journey, The Leader’s Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation, and Learning Change: Congregational Transformation Fueled by Personal Renewal. In this episode of RePlacing Church, he joins me to discuss: Personal experiences that led him into a journey of spiritual formation Why we must be in touch with our emotions The importance of creating safe spaces for sharing vulnerable stories How understanding Jesus' humanity impacts how we should follow him The power of identifying and naming our underlying anxieties Visit Houston Responds to learn more about the recovery efforts and how you can contribute. Get your free RePlacing Church Resource List, a guide to being and becoming the church in the neighborhood. Subscribe, rate, and review the RePlacing Church Podcast on iTunes, or listen on Stitcher, Google Play, or Podbean. Support RePlacing Church on Patreon. I need your support to offset production costs so that I can continue to offer quality content and insightful interviews that will help you grow in your faith and practice. Visit www.patreon.com/benkatt, become a RePlacing Church Patron for as little as a $1/month and receive access to bonus podcast episodes, additional blog posts and more exclusive content! More information here. Sign up for RePlacing Church updates at www.replacingchurch.org. Like on Facebook, Follow on Instagram. Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" by Mercir. "Feels Like Home" by Immersive Music. "Full Humanity" by Cymatix. Used with Permission. Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.