Leadership From The Cross | Ministry Training | Scott Thom

Leadership From The Cross is dedicated to ministry training hosted by Pastor Scott Thom of Cross Christian Fellowship in Albuquerque, N.M. We help advance your leadership skills. Topics include Pastoring, Lay Ministry, Church Management, Vision Casting, Character, Team Building, Faith, Ministry Planning, Church Planting, and so much more. Pastor Scott also has a ministry training college for pastors and leaders.
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Nov 22, 2016

Great leaders live by a creed that they learn and then follow. It models how they live, work and interact with others. It would be similar to those of old. Pastor Scott Thom has a creed that he desires to share for the leaders of today. Will you learn and heed it?

Nov 15, 2016

There are so many different ministries that you can be a leader of. One in particular is going to gain our attention today as it has been in the spotlight quite often lately and needs some time under the microscope. Pastor Scott Thom jumps in with the basics and pitfalls of leading worship.

Nov 8, 2016

In the role of leadership there will be many things that draw on your attention and time. Not all things are worthy of the same amount of attention and time. So how do you determine what things need both from you. Pastor Scott Thom jumps in with seven things that don't need your attention and time. Seven things that successful leaders should ignore.

Nov 1, 2016

Pastor Scott Thom has 10 things that as a leader, you should be vigilant to perceive in those who are following you in ministry. They are pitfalls that could ensnare your ministry and take it down. So take a listen and watch for them in your labors of love.


Oct 25, 2016

To continue as a strong leader you need strong people around you. You are not always blessed with those people when you first start or when you have been going for a while. Strong leaders know that they can help build strong people from those whom God has given them. That is done by passing on your core values. Pastor Scott Thom chimes in with this point and how to accomplish it.

Oct 18, 2016

It is time for another special guest. Pastor Scott Thom has brought on another pastor that has completed the Shepherd School and has gone out to start his own church. Today Pastor Jason David is on with his experiences and wisdom for you that he has gained from going out and planting his church.

Oct 11, 2016

As you are on our way to becoming a better leader you will most likely come across a number of bad leaders along the way. When you find them you normally don't want to stay around them for very long and Pastor Scott Thom has the identifiable reasons why. Here are a five characteristics of a bad leader that you should be avoiding.

Oct 4, 2016

As you grow in leadership and become more successful things need to continue to change. Specifically how you manage your most valuable assets, time and people. You cannot do everything and be every where at once, much as you would like to, its just not possible. On this episode Pastor Scott Thom wants to leave you with the wisdom you need to help you prioritize the best you can the time you have and the people you have been given.

Sep 27, 2016

Bullying has been a big topic in the media for some time now. It has plagued our schools and our places of business for a while, but you don't often hear much about bullying in churches. Does that mean it doesn't happen in churches? No, it does and Pastor Scott Thom is ready to teach us about how to spot a bully in church and how to deal with them.

Sep 20, 2016

Pastor Scott Thom is back with another Special Guest for us today. Pastor Marc McSweeny will be joining us all the way from Frankfurt, Germany. He shares some of his life and some tips for those who think they may be called to plant a church outside of the United States.

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Sep 12, 2016

With so many decisions to be made as the leader, there is a high chance that one of the decisions you will make will end up being a bad one. What then? How do you handle the issue that arises from that decision. Well, Pastor Scott Thom has been there too and has some examples to go along with his tips for what do do when you have made a bad decision.
Sep 5, 2016

Since we all have been called to the Great Commission by Jesus Christ, whether you think yourself a leader or not, when you follow the commands given you are to take the leadership role and fulfill it to be considered a faithful servant. Pastor Scott Thom understands that this is not always an easy role to fill, but he has some important tips to get to you to help you succeed in your mission for fulfilling the Great Commission.
Aug 29, 2016

When you are in leadership, there is bound to be times when you need to sit down with your staff, employees, volunteers or even congregational members and discuss some difficult issues. It is most certainly not the most enjoyable necessity of being a leader, but it is just that, a necessity. Pastor Scott Thom has some fantastic insight as to how these difficult conversations should be handled.
Aug 22, 2016

When you have a big dream, goal or vision it is not easily achieved and it is never free. In fact it can be quite costly, but don't let that scare you. Pastor Scott Thom has some important reasons why you should be willing to pay the cost to achieve the dreams, goals and visions.
Aug 15, 2016

How many times have you heard that the best leaders are born? Most likely way to often. The greatest leaders don't always have all the most choice tools or the an excellent upbringing. Training is key, Pastor Scott steps into today's episode to discuss this topic and shed some light on the matter.
Aug 8, 2016

Visions and plans do not get accomplished by themselves. If you have a grand destination before you, it will be necessary to enact a strategy to accomplish it. Pastor Scott Thom knows this process well and has so many great gems to help you along with your visions and plans.
Aug 1, 2016

Have you ever wondered why some leaders achieve more than others? Have you stopped and looked at how they achieve so much? Pastor Scott Thom has and he has compiled a list of things that he has found that will help you be a leader who achieves more.
Jul 25, 2016

The best leaders know that it takes more than just directing people to be the best leaders that they can be. To be the best potential leader possible you will need to lead by relating and caring about the people who are following you. This is where Pastor Scott Thom steps in to tell you exactly how this is done. Listen in.
Jul 18, 2016

To follow up on last week's episode Pastor Scott Thom has a study that examples the tools he taught us about. Listen in as he pulls out solid doctrine from Hebrews 4.
Jul 11, 2016

Have you ever wondered what makes a doctrine a proper doctrine? It takes some discernment, but it isn't impossible. There is a method to it and clear steps to be able to pull them from Scripture. Pastor Scott Thom jumps in to make it clear how doctrine is to be discerned.
Jul 4, 2016

There are many keys to success and they vary from position to position, but there are ways to help attain those goals that are the same throughout. Pastor Scott Thom has these 8 things that highly successful people do to make those keys happen in their positions.
Jun 27, 2016

Pastor Scott Thom has another Pastor for you all today. Pastor Mark Grothe is one of Cross Christian Fellowship's church plants of Cross Christian Fellowship Route 66 located in Albuquerque, NM. They bring some more great insight into church planting and leadership. Enjoy.
Jun 20, 2016

There are words that leaders use that can cause quite a bit of frustration, confusion and hindrance to your followers, employees or family. These words should be avoided and Pastor Scott Thom jumps in to explain what these words are and why they should be avoided.
Jun 13, 2016

Pastor Scott Thom brings another Pastor on from the Shepherd School program to give you some great insights on being a leader and some interesting stories. Listen in as Pastor Scott Thom interviews Pastor Rick Sena from Extol Church in Albuquerque, NM.
Jun 6, 2016

Leaders already possess this ability, but very few leaders chose to use it. Don't cause those who are following after you to suffer from lack of use of this ability, rather bless them with it and watch them all flourish. Do we have your interest yet? Pastor Scott Thom jumps in to identify and help you become proficient with this ability.
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