Leadership Cohorts are a prime place for pastors, planters, and leaders to grow themselves and to prepare to lead like never before. Pastors wear many hats and the expectations placed on them in the ministry can be overwhelming. Leadership Cohorts are a place where pastors can learn, grow, and build relationships with others who are trying to process many of the same challenges and obstacles.
One of the greatest blessings a pastor can give their church is to be personally growing in their leadership and to be spiritually healthy and energized.” – Rich Cochran, director of Leadership Development
What if pastors had a place to be completely themselves?
What if pastors spent consistent time with peers who helped them succeed?
What if pastors were sharpening their abilities to lead people and their church?
What if pastors had people who prayed for them and invested in their personal lives?
Leadership Cohorts is the place! This place for personal growth and development. the place to find emotional energy to shepherd and lead the congregation.
How often do Leadership Cohorts meet?
Most Leadership Cohorts meet once a month, although some have chosen to meet weekly. Each meeting usually lasts between 1-3 hours depending on if the group shares a meal together.
How do I find a Leadership Cohort?
Your IBSA Zone Consultant is a great person to talk with about current cohort groups near you. You can also contact Rich Cochran to find a place to connect.
How many people should be in a Leadership Cohort?
Leadership Cohort groups usually have from 3-8 members. Some cohorts meet online through easy to use tools.
What happens in a Leadership Cohort?
- Encouragement and prayer for one another
- Build your leadership skills and practices
- Establish relationship with other leaders
- Read and react to books, blogs, and topics as a group
Can I start a Leadership Cohort with other leaders near me?
Yes, you can! We want to know so we can help you pray, resource, and assist your group when needed. Let your Zone Consultant, or Rich Cochran know about your group.