In the latest episode of Leaders in Living Rooms, Rusty George shares his ministry journey succeeding church planter Kyle Idleman at Real Life Church in Southern California. He explains what he has learned about leading a church that someone else started and discusses the challenge of planning without becoming a control freak. Finally, he gives us a glimpse into After Amen, his new book on the topic of waiting on God for answered prayer.
Who is Rusty George?
Rusty George is the Lead Pastor at Real Life Church, a multi-site church with campuses in Canyon Country, Simi Valley, and Valencia, California, and with a large online community. Under Rusty’s lead, Real Life has become one of the fastest-growing churches in America. Rusty is an author and a global speaker, leader, and teacher, focusing his message on helping people to find and follow Jesus.
Aside from being a loyal Chiefs, Royals, and Lakers fan, Rusty is first and foremost committed to his family. He and Lorrie, his wife of over 20 years, have two daughters, Lindsey and Sidney. As a family they enjoy walking the dogs, watching the Food Network, and playing board games.