Episode #036: Matt Geppert [Podcast]

Learning to Lead Episode #036: Matt Geppert 

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Bio: 

Matt Geppert is the President of SEAPC , which is a global community of prayer operating in 25 nations through health, education, parenting, and micro-economics.

Connect with Matthew:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/geppertmatt

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattgeppert

South East Asia Prayer Center – http://www.seapc.org/

Questions:

  • Tell us about you (2:28)
  • Walk us through your leadership journey. How did you get to this point? (5:28)
  • Mentoring: Who has mentored you and what impact did those relationships have on you? (7:30)
  • What characteristics do young leaders need to develop in order to attract great mentors? (10:37)
  • What do you do to continually grow and develop as a leader? (12:33)
  • What books would you recommend to young leaders? (14:19)
  • How do you process pain as a leader? (17:20)
  • Why does the South East Asia Prayer Center exist? (20:06)
  • Talk about our role as leaders as it relates to our neighbors. (24:50)
  • What does it actually take to gain trust and influence with other cultures around the world? (26:38)
  • How can people partner with and serve your ministry? (29:48)
  • If you had to give young leaders any advice, what would it be? (31:43)
  • Where do you see yourself in 20-30 years? (33:32)
  • Any last words? (35:02)

Key Takeaways:

  • The question isn’t, “Do my neighbors know me?” The question is, “Do I know my neighbors?”
  • Ownership begins with information – simplify information so it’s easy for others to consume
  • The busier we are, the more important it is to pray
  • Prayer and listening build trust and influence
  • We live in an international city, we need to take advantage of that
  • Pray as much as you can
  • Be confident in who you are in Christ

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