Lester Zimmerman returns to the Larry Kreider Leadership Podcast to give insight on having an external focus, growing in character and skill, as well as navigating tough decisions. Listen as Lester and Larry Kreider share about safety nets, unity of the spirit, and recognizing the gifts of women in ministry and leadership.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “If you think you cannot be deceived, you’re already deceived.”
  • “A leader without boundaries is like a house without doors.”
  • “God has called us to reach the harvest.”
  • “Vision without hard work is a mirage.”
  • “The next generation will do it differently.”
  • “Am I going to please God or please people?”


  • Every level of leadership requires accountability.
  • Healthy boundaries are critical for healthy leaders.
  • Don’t go at it alone.
  • Leaders have to be willing to delegate responsibilities to their teams.
  • Vision requires sacrifice.
  • Choose your battles wisely.
  • Ephesians 4:1
  • Psalm 133
  • Romans 14:5

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