Cheree Shenk returns to the studio to share her heart about creating a culture that honors one another as leaders. Cheree discusses her personal experiences serving together with her husband, Merle, and her passion about being where God is moving. Larry and Cheree also dive into the changes that a succession process brings and how to walk through them with grace and wisdom.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “The earth is hungry for a model of honor.”
  • “Having different perspectives will help us hear the wisdom of God.”
  • “God can work in the midst of imperfect people.”
  • “Going to the place where God is moving rubs off on you and stirs your faith.”
  • “Be really secure in your identity. It’s not what you do, it’s who you are.”


  • 1 Corinthians 12:4
  • Honor the unique voices and gifts in one another.
  • As a leader, be secure in your own identity. It’s not a competition.
  • Be convicted that the place you are is where God has called you to thrive.
  • Psalm 149
  • It may feel easier to go alone but be intentional about cultivating relationships.
  • It’s important to be with spiritually hungry people.
  • Change requires facing our identity issues and establishing clear communication.
  • One of the best things we can do for the next generation is champion them.
  • In a succession process, the government is changing, but the anointing, the deposit, and the call of God will remain.

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