Resources on Leadership

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Topical Study on Leadership Leadership is a key biblical concept that reveals how God calls, ordains, empowers, and judges those who guide and support his people. By closely studying various leaders in the Bible, both those judged as failed and those who were successful, we learn about the kind of leadership God favors. All... The Language of Leadership is the Language of Love Article by Calvin O Butts https://www.faithandleadership.com/qa/calvin-o-butts-the-language-leadership-the-language-love Article by Calvin O Butts Topics: Leadership , Love , Community , Pastoral leadership Source: Faith and Leadership The pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church, one of the nation’s most historic churches, offers leadership advice for pastors who want to make a difference in their communities. Leadership is Purpose, Vision, and Patience Article by Stacy Jackson https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/leadership-purpose-vision-and-patience Article by Stacy Jackson Topics: Leadership , Power , Sin Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Stacy Jackson uses Proverbs 25:2 and Genesis 3:5 to reflect on Christian leadership as a God-enabled calling while acknowledging the allure of power and the limitations of one’s sinful nature. On Ordination and Worship Leadership Article about Worship and the Sacraments by John D Witvliet https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2003/ordination-and-worship-leadership Article about Worship and the Sacraments by John D Witvliet Topics: Pastoral leadership , Worship , Leading Worship , Ordination Source: Reformed Worship John Witvliet answers questions at the intersection of worship leadership and ordination. What are the advantages of ordained vs. lay leaders in worship? Are there some actions reserved for the ordained only? Twelve Issues in Leadership Article by Ron Edmondson https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1743/leadership-killers Article by Ron Edmondson Topics: Leadership , Goodness , Good , Service Source: Ministry Matters Here are twelve issues that inhibit positive leadership skills in the church. Jesus and Leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.faithandleadership.com/jesus-and-leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Leadership , Temptation , Jesus , Christ the King Sunday Source: Faith and Leadership This sermon for Christ the King Sunday on John 18:33-37 says the church is called to resist the same temptation that faced Christ, the temptation to adopt the leadership strategy of Herod. Leadership That Matters Article by Dena Dyer https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/leadership-influence-leadership-matters Article by Dena Dyer Topics: Leadership , Humility , Courage , Parenting Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Dena Dyer reflects on 1 Samuel 24:1-15, writing that real leadership requires having the courage and humility to admit when we are wrong. Leading with Vision: Six Dynamics of Visionary Leadership Article about Church Life and Leadership by Mike Slaughter https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9121/leading-with-vision-6-dynamics-of-visionary-leadership Article about Church Life and Leadership by Mike Slaughter Topics: Leadership , Ministry , Church , Pastoral leadership Source: Ministry Matters Because vision comes from leaders, and is the most critical single dynamic in leading people to God’s preferred future, Mike Slaughter lists six dynamics of visionary leadership he's observed and experienced throughout his ministry. We’re Asking For a Different Kind of Leadership Article by David Fitch https://www.missioalliance.org/were-asking-for-a-different-kind-of-leadership/ Article by David Fitch Topics: Leadership , Community , Matthew , Listening to God Source: Missio Alliance In this article, David Fitch offers a different kind of leadership that creates certain kinds of habits that open the way for God to work his kingdom among us and around us. Spiritually Mature Leadership Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Jes Kast https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2017/01/11/spiritually-mature-leadership/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Jes Kast Topics: Leadership , Love , Maturity Source: The Twelve In this reflection on 1 Corinthians 13:11-13, Jes Kast makes a case that love is the most important principle for leadership. Habits are Key to Transformative Leadership Article by David L Odom https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/dave-odom-habits-are-key-transformative-leadership Article by David L Odom Topics: Leadership , Humility , Change Source: Faith and Leadership In this article David L. Odom uses the example of Moses changing his leadership style at the urging of Jethro in Exodus 18 to explore how applying new habits and mindsets are essential to leadership. Leadership Starts with Christ Article by Amanda Casanova https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/leadership-influence-one-thing-i-learned-about-leadership Article by Amanda Casanova Topics: Leadership , Weakness Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling In this blog article, Amanda Casanova shares about her experience in leadership by highlighting 2 Corinthians 12:9 to denote that relying on Christ in the midst of fear and weakness is central to leadership. Max Lucado on Leadership Article about Church Life and Leadership by Jessica Miller Kelley https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/889/max-on-leadership Article about Church Life and Leadership by Jessica Miller Kelley Topics: Leadership , Pastoral leadership , Issus , Pastor Source: Ministry Matters In this interview transcript by Jesccia Miller Kelley, Max Lucado responds to questions about leadership, specifically how pastors can address some of their congregant's most difficult questions related to doubt, disaster, sex, money, suffering, and more. On Pacing and Lay Worship Leadership Article about Worship and the Sacraments by John D Witvliet https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2001/pacing-and-lay-worship-leadership Article about Worship and the Sacraments by John D Witvliet Topics: Pastoral leadership , Leading Worship , Worship Planning , John Calvin Source: Reformed Worship John Witvliet discusses the pacing of worship services, which have a growing need for silence, and also considers the theology and practice of lay leadership in worship acts such as confession and assuracne of pardon. Some Thoughts on Leadership Article by Douglas J Brouwer https://reformedjournal.com/blog/2003/11/16/some-thoughts-on-leadership/ Article by Douglas J Brouwer Topics: Leadership , Church , Pastor Source: Reformed Journal What does Christian faith tell us about leadership? This article by Douglas J. Brouwer suggests leaders need to offer leadership in a kind of intimate, life-giving, life-affirming, self-sacrificing way. The Ironies of Leadership Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/jason-byassee-the-ironies-leadership Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Leadership , Business , Imitation of Christ , Servant Leadership Source: Faith and Leadership In this article, Jason Byassee shares and explains his IRONIES aronmy for transformative Christian leadership that stands for integrate, remember, observe, network, inquire, experiment, and strategize. Trustworthy Leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/trustworthy-leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark D Roberts Topics: Leadership , Trust , Moses Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on the nature of trusting leadership by looking at Exodus 14:31 where the Israelites begin to trust Moses and God because God brought them out of Egypt. Want Some Leadership Advice? Lead Like a Woman. Article by Seth Richardson https://www.missioalliance.org/men-why-you-lead-like-a-woman-is-the-best-compliment-you-could-receive-today/ Article by Seth Richardson Topics: Leadership , Jesus , Women , 1 Corinthians Source: Missio Alliance Reflecting on Paul's understanding of leadership in 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 and 1 Thessalonians 2, Seth Richardson shares what men can learn from women to heal their broken imaginations and lead more like Jesus. Developing an Effective Youth Leadership Team Article about Church Life and Leadership by Sharon Veltema http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/developing-an-effective-youth-leadership-team Article about Church Life and Leadership by Sharon Veltema Topics: Worship , Worship Planning , Leading Worship , Youth Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship In this practical how-to, Sharon Veltema offers suggestions on how to develop a youth leadership team and how to use that team as a way of involving individuals in worship. The Promise of New Leadership Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Tyler Mayfield https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-16-2/commentary-on-jeremiah-231-6-6 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Tyler Mayfield Topics: Leadership , Judgment , Shepherd , Justice Source: Working Preacher Tyler Mayfield offers commentary on Jeremiah 23:1-6, reflecting on proper leadership that is lacking in Israel, one that executes justice and righteousness, one that God promises to supply himself. Questions on Leadership, Discernment, and Knowing Jesus Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Anne Osdieck http://liturgy.slu.edu/21OrdA082717/reflections_osdieck.html Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Anne Osdieck Topics: Leadership , Discernment , God's Presence , Relationship Source: The Sunday Website Anne Osdieck offers discussion questions on three texts—Isaiah 22:19-23, Romans 11:33-36, Matthew 16:13-20—about Eliakim and leadership, discernment of God's presence and activity in our lives, and knowing and coming to know Jesus.