Episode 107: The Pastor and Shepherding Difficult Sheep

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Steve Dighton joins me in a discussion on the pastor and shepherding difficult sheep. Pastor Dighton serves as pastor emeritus at Lenexa Baptist Church in Lenexa, Kansas. He founded Lenexa Baptist Church in 1990 and served as their senior pastor until his retirement in 2015.

Guest(s): Steve Dighton


Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Steve’s current ministry
  • The reality that there are difficult sheep in the church that must be shepherded
  • The need for pastors to be humble as they shepherd difficult sheep
  • Warning signs of difficult sheep
  • The necessity of communication in shepherding difficult sheep
  • How to wisely handle strong personalities
  • Principles Steve applies when shepherding difficult sheep


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