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The popular and often-quoted leadership axiom “speed of the leader, speed of the team” captures the reality that the leader of a group of people sets the tone and pace for the group. Of course, there are exceptions. There are times that gifted people with high integrity give themselves fully to their work despite their leader being disengaged or disingenuous. But often the axiom is true. Healthy teams are typically led by healthy leaders. Here are ten ways leaders shape the teams they lead:
I’m a committed church member who is present at every Sunday gathering, loves Jesus and His bride, and is passionate about ministry. Most days, however, I don’t look forward to going to church. While this disconnect may sound strange on the surface, the rationale behind it is pretty simple. Like many people, I struggle with social anxiety.
Pastors, I’m asking for the personal privilege to speak directly to you with this post (and, Southern Baptist pastors, be sure to read my note at the end). The title of this post states my single point: all of us simply must develop more relationships with missionaries. Here’s why:
Though I will never equate the theological prowess or eloquence Jonathan Edwards displayed throughout his evangelistic life, I am, nonetheless, determined to resolve myself to the Lord’s Spirit and grace for the duration of my ministry. As I embark upon the calling to which God has given me, I am, therefore, personally proposing and publicly proclaiming the following resolutions, which, under the grace and faithfulness of God, I hope to maintain and execute for the sake of his name.
This Week at ThomRainer.com:
Seven Reasons Why We Need to Move Beyond the Church Size Debate
God gives us small churches. God gives us mid-size churches. God gives us large and very large churches. They are all part of His plan…READ MORE
Leading a Church from One of 12 Leadership Personalities
Too many pastors are told what they are doing wrong; with the Revitalizer Profile we work on celebrating how God has wired them positively…READ MORE