Thursday, November 03, 2005 | |

The Leadership Blog Interview: Bob Merritt

Bob Merritt

Bio: Bob Merritt is Senior Pastor of Eagle Brook Church, a church approaching 6000+ in weekly attendance, in 7 different services, in White Bear Lake, MN.

Church: Eagle Brook Church

The Leadership Blog Interview Questions:
1. What gives you the greatest joy in being a leader?
Bob: "When a momentum has been created that's unstoppable and we're taking ground for the kingdom on a daily basis."

2. What is your biggest pet peeve as a leader?
Bob: "Indifference, apathy, laziness."

3. Who made the biggest influence in your life as a leader?
Bob: "Probably my dad and my older brother John."

4. What books have changed your life?
Bob: "Good To Great; Rediscovering Church; Built To Last; 7 Habits of Highly Effective People; Courageous Leadership; Experiencing God; The Life You've Always Wanted"

5. What's your biggest challenge as a leader?
Bob: "Raising money and leadership development of staff"

6. What goals do you have as a leader?
Bob: "To be an effective and faithful leader, teacher and to expand my influence as broadly as I can."

7. Where do you see yourself in ten years?
Bob: "Leading Eagle Brook, adding satellite campuses, writing books."

Thanks Bob for an interesting interview!