Releasing the people in our lives is challenging. Larry and LaVerne Kreider explore how to lead with a heart and attitude of surrender, empowering those we lead to be all God has destined them to be. Drawing from their personal experience, Larry and LaVerne share valuable guidance on navigating the journey of releasing others, including the process, struggles, and immense joy that comes from seeing the individuals we serve and care for flourish.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “An effective leader knows how to empower others.”
  • “We need to continually nurture the next generation.”


  • The struggle to release often comes from a control issue in our lives.
  • We are called to be spiritual fathers and mothers.
  • 1 Corinthians 4:15
  • 1 Kings 19
  • 2 Kings 2
  • The act of releasing is incredibly powerful, as it enables us to support and empower others to surpass and accomplish greater things than we can do or have done.
  • Proverbs 22:6
  • 1 Samuel 17:38-40

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