Christian leadership is the art of being a good steward of the people who God has entrusted to us. Developing leadership skills is developing the ...
The Challenge of Jesus’ Leadership Style As with most things, Jesus turned leadership upside down. He taught the disciples that in the Kingdom they were ...
Growing the Servant Heart encourages the growth of a Christ-centred character for leaders and goes on to recommend practical approaches to help them live ...
The servant leader focuses on inspiring and enabling people to achieve their full potential, in pursuit of a shared and common purpose. For the servant ...
At some point every Christian leader will end up being called upon to lead some kind of project. They may be short and quick or ...
There is a lot that is said and written about Christian leadership. Much of it is not actually about leadership at all, but is focused ...
As a Christian Leader may be you feel overwhelmed by the stresses and demands you and others place on your use of time? Time Management ...
Jesus was a role model for leaders. This article outlines a framework for leading in his Kingdom style in both churches and other organisations.
Jesus was role model for leaders. This article looks leadership values that he exhibited in his dealings with the disciples. They are valuable lessons in ...
In the first part of Christian Leader Coaching: (Christian Leader Coaching: Nurturing Skill and Ability in Others) we looked at the nature of coaching. In this part we consider three key approaches that will help the Christian leader enable those whom they lead to achieve their full potential. The Christian Leader uses “Show and Tell” […]
An important characteristic of Christian leadership is character; a character modelled on Christ’s servant heart. As Christ-centred servant leaders enable those whom they lead to be able to fulfil their potential in God’s service is the key focus. One important tool for the Christian leader, therefore is coaching, which we will explore. You can learn […]
Leadership is in vogue but what would Jesus have to say about Christian leadership today? In his life, Jesus turned the world upside down and he taught the disciples to live and serve the Kingdom of God in that upside down way. This applied to leadership as much as anything else. He taught and modelled […]
Jesus explicitly challenged the prevailing views of leadership with his disciples and he turned the “normal” upside down. He confronted the disciples views of power and authority, telling them it was not to be that way for them (Matthew 20). In the famous foot washing incident, as the king with a towel tied round his […]
The servant leader must develop himself as a leader and as a servant so that together both he and his people can flourish and achieve their full potential in the service of a common, higher purpose.
This article focuses on some key realities about the growth of people and the Christian servant leader’s role in its facilitation. First it’s the recognition that growth in organizations is as dependent upon God as is growth in a garden. However, growth needs to be fostered; it requires sufficient room for the individual to grow […]
In many aspects, the task of the gardener in a garden is similar to the task of the Christian servant leader modelled on Jesus Both will study the environment, define a specific purpose, prepare a place that is conducive for growth, get the right plants/people in to be able to fulfil the purpose, and tend […]
Using questionnaires to increase self-awareness and create an understanding of personality differences can help Christian Leaders and team members understand how they interrelate. Armed with this knowledge, and a little guidance, they can adjust how they work together to achieve their full potential.
Often as Christian leaders we look to Jesus only as a spiritual role model and then we look to the world for our models of leadership. Whilst the world’s models are not always bad, many aspects of them are poor from a Christian perspective or need to be tempered with the Gospel. Because Jesus, amongst […]
When seeking a new pastorate there are number of classic mistakes that the prospective pastor can make, they can have dire consequences for them, their family and the church. This article, born out of experience helps you ponder these mistakes in the hope of helping you make good choices in God’s service.