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Welcome to this week’s episode where Brent sits down with Stephen Hughes to talk about the importance of establishing systems that can function and work without you being there to run them.

Whether you’re a new student pastor stepping into a leadership role, or an experienced ministry leader this is a great episode to listen to as they talk about how to find where these systems are needed, how to establish the systems and find people to manage them so you can prioritize your time on other ministry efforts.

We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show! Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email ( to get a time set for you to be on the show.


Show Notes

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Books Mentioned:
Unstuck Church
Sustainable Youth Ministry

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Russell Martin – @rgmmusic
Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken
David Pruitt – @pruacoustic

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