In this short audio series, Gordon MacDonald shares the importance for pastors and leaders to develop meaningful friendships, including why they are sometimes avoided and how they can be developed.

The series combines a mixture of free-access and member-access content. (If you are a new user, please register on the site to access the free content.) It is taken from session 3 of Gordon’s Seminar, ‘Talk Like a Father.’

Dr Gordon MacDonald serves as chancellor of Denver Seminary and editor-at-large of Leadership Journal. He is an accomplished speaker, teacher, and author of more than a dozen books, including A Resilient Life: You Can Move Ahead No Matter What, Ordering Your Private World, Secrets of a Generous Life, The Life God Blesses, and Renewing Your Spiritual Passion. He also serves as editor-at-large forLeadership Journal. Gordon was a pastor for more than forty years, 21 of those years at Grace Chapel, Lexington, Massachusetts. He also led other congregations in New York City, Southern Illinois and Kansas. For three years MacDonald was president of Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship. In 2008/09 he served as the Interim President of Denver Seminary.