In order to be an effective leader, the large church lead pastor must recognize and respond to the ever-shifting organizational dynamics of his church. This article highlights the distinctive organizational dynamics of large churches as opposed to churches of other sizes. It will seek to identify the unique responsibilities that leading a large church places on the lead pastor. Finally, this article will describe the particular organizational perils and opportunities present as the lead pastor transitions a church through the various stages of organizational growth.
Grusendorf, S. (2017). Leading Through Growth: The Role of the Lead Pastor in the Large Church. Great Commission Research Journal, 9(1), 93-115. Retrieved from https://place.asburyseminary.edu/gcrj/vol9/iss1/8