EPISODE 056: Leading Creative Teams with Stephen Brewster

leading creative teams


Show Notes:

This week I welcome Stephen Brewster to the podcast- Stephen is the Creative Arts Pastor at Cross Point Church. He has been in ministry for years – he is a sought after speaker and leader. We chat about one thing I’m really passionate about: leading creative teams. I asked Stephen about his experience in leading creatives – both staff and volunteers – talking about everything from setting expectations for your team to understanding the different personality types on your team.

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