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7 Questions with Thomas Samuel
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7 Questions with Thomas Samuel

Name: Thomas Samuel (Samthom)

Current title: Minister

Current organisation: The Redeemed Christian Church of God. Nigeria

I'm a music minister
An Architect
A fashion entrepreneur
A motivator
A customer service representative.
A husband and a father

7 Questions with Thomas Samuel


1. What have you found most challenging as a church leader?

I find dirty politics so challenging in the church. Why should we play it? Where is the place of christ?

2. How did you become a church leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?

I had a good upbringing and training from my biological parents who are christians.

I also went through series of spiritual training

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

Morning devotion.
Bath the kids and take them to school.
Go to work.
Return home.
Night devotion

4. What's one book apart from the Bible that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

The leadership style of Jesus has a tremendous impact on my life.

He was selfless
He was a servant-leader
He was sold out to his cause

5. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

Don't just talk, live the talk

6. How do you develop a healthy leadership pipeline in a church?

Be open-minded
Allow jesus to be you yardstick

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a church leader so far?

The fact that I get positive feedback from few persons

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