Every church needs healthy change, but many times church culture resists change of all kinds. How do leaders prepare the church for change and make those changes in the healthiest ways possible? In this episode, we bring in multiple leaders’ insight and expertise. Pastor Dave Stone, Pastor Ricky Jenkins, and Pastor John Fanous, share their insight and experience on this episode of Leaders in Living Rooms.
Meet our Guests
Who is Dave Stone?
Dave Stone served at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY for the past 30 years. For the last 14, he served as the senior Pastor and led them into the world of multi-site campuses. Since his “retirement” he’s stayed busy as an interim pastor, serving on the Board of Spire, helping churches through transitions, and being a mentor in The Ascent program.
Who is Ricky Jenkins?
From his beginnings in Pearl, Mississippi, to Oakland, California, to Memphis, Tennessee, and Chicago, Illinois, Ricky has been preaching the gospel for over 20 years. Fueled by Acts 20:28, Ricky is called to pursue God passionately and pursue God’s people compassionately for the glory and honor of Jesus Christ. Ricky Jenkins is the Senior Pastor of Southwest Church in Indian Wells, CA.
Who is John Fanous?
John Fanous serves as Lead Pastor of University Covenant Church in Davis, California. Before this, he served as a consultant, helping churches and businesses develop healthy teams. In addition, he has been a university campus minister in San Francisco and a church planter in Pittsburg, California. His passions are leadership development, building healthy staff teams, and multi-ethnic ministry.
John studied Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and later received a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary.