Resources on leadership anxiety

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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... Courageous Leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mike Chalk https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/courageous-leadership Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mike Chalk Topics: Leadership , Servant Leadership , Pastoral leadership , Courage Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Leadership is about challenge not comfort, adventure not safety. That's why strong leaders often create some anxiety. Leadership moves a community to the place where answers are not easy to find. 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. Effective Leadership for Vital Worship Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Kathleen S Hofman Smith http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/effective-leadership-for-vital-worship Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Kathleen S Hofman Smith Topics: Leadership , Leading Worship , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This essay by Kathy Smith focuses on principles of leadership for collaborative projects. Good leadership is not about having people with the right traits, but about having a context in which effective leadership can happen. When Male Leadership is Privileged Article by MaryKate Morse https://www.missioalliance.org/male-leadership-privileged/ Article by MaryKate Morse Topics: Leadership , Women , Christ , Privilege Source: Missio Alliance This article is about how in Church leadership women and/or people of color are non-privileged and white males are privileged when it comes to disruptions in meetings. The challenge is for both to lead like Christ. Coping with Anxiety Article about Church Life and Leadership by Lawrence LaPierre https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/431/coping-with-anxiety Article about Church Life and Leadership by Lawrence LaPierre Topics: Pastoral leadership , Mental health Source: Ministry Matters Lawrence LaPierre discusses things that can cause anxiety for pastors and provides guidelines including support systems, spiritual approaches, and professional help to address their anxiety in community with others. The Consequences of Leadership Decisions Article by Katherine Lee Baker https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2016/06/11/election-ary-year/ Article by Katherine Lee Baker Topics: Corruption , Election , Providence , Lectionary Source: The Twelve Reflections on 1 Kings 21--leadership decisions (and elections!) have consequences but God is still in control. Leadership in the Wilderness Article by Bill Laramee https://www.faithandleadership.com/leadership-wilderness Article by Bill Laramee Topics: Leadership , Manna , Education , Providence Source: Faith and Leadership Moses's response to challenges in Exodus 16 offers lessons for leaders in higher education, writes Bill Laramee. Those with responsibility are called to become "manna leaders," trusting in God to provide beyond their own abilities. Worship in Difficult Times: Thoughtful Leadership During Crisis, Conflict, or Transition Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Kathleen S Hofman Smith https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2004/worship-difficult-times-thoughtful-leadership-during-crisis-conflict-or-transition Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Kathleen S Hofman Smith Topics: Healing , Pastoral leadership , Transition , Conflict/Disagreement Source: Reformed Worship Kathy Smith writes about the effect conflict and change has on worshiping communities, and the ways worship can bring healing to a grieving church. Liminality and Leadership Article by Gretchen E Ziegenhals https://www.faithandleadership.com/liminality-and-leadership Article by Gretchen E Ziegenhals Topics: Leadership , Pastoral leadership , Daily Living , Creativity Source: Faith and Leadership In order to be fully creative, it is crucial for Christian leaders to spend time in liminal -- or in-between -- spaces. During this time, they need to be supported institutionally and personally. Pastoral Leadership Snapshot Article by Amanda Sorenson https://www.reopeningthechurch.com/blog/pastoral-leadership-snapshot Article by Amanda Sorenson Topics: Clergy , Pastoral leadership Source: National Association of Evangelicals If you feel overwhelmed, ill-equipped, or exhausted amid COVID-19, you are not alone. Our main question is: Are pastors up for the challenges of shepherding an anxious and scattered flock? Leadership Makes the Difference Between Life and Death Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Dennis N T Perkins http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/november/6112210.html Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Dennis N T Perkins Topics: Leadership , Sacrifice Source: Preaching Today Earnest Shackleton led a daring expedition in 1914 to reach Antarctica. This story illustrates his sacrificial leadership that focused on the value and dignity of his teammates. Fitting for John 13:1-17, Matthew 20:20-28, and Colossians 3:12-17. Sermon Quotes on Leadership Sermon Preparation or Illustration by John Quincy Adams https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-quotes-by-topic/sermon-quotes-leadership/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by John Quincy Adams Topics: Leadership , Sermon , Persons , Servant Leadership Source: The Pastor's Workshop This collection of quotes about leadership features the work of John Quincy Adams, Oswald Chambers, Andy Stanley, Albert Schweitzer, Walter Lippmann, Parker Palmer, John Koessler, Henri Nouwen, John C. Maxwell, and many more. Universal Design, Public Worship, and the Christian Life Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John D Witvliet http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/universal-design-public-worship-and-the-christian-life Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John D Witvliet Topics: Leadership , Universal Design , Worship , Community Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship In this opening video from the 2021 Calvin Online Symposium, John Witvliet highlights the legacy of Barbara Newman and her work on Universal Design for Worship and reflects on vocational worship leadership in Christian community (49:14). One Generation Calls to the Next Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Trevor Rubingh http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/one-generation-calls-to-the-next-youth-agency-and-leadership-development Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Trevor Rubingh Topics: Youth , Intergenerational issues , Spiritual Growth Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship In this podcast, Elizabeth Tamez Méndez talks about the the significance of agency in the spiritual and leadership development of teenagers as they try out their leadership skills with and among their peers. (Length: 44:39) Like a Thief in the Night Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Eric Fistler https://www.pulpitfiction.com/notes/proper28a Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Eric Fistler Topics: Leadership , Fear , Disobedience , Prosperity Source: Pulpitfiction This resource contains podcasts and notes giving commentary on Matthew 25:14-30, Judges 4:1-7, Psalm 123, and 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11. The hosts discuss themes of fear, the prosperity gospel, leadership, and disobedience. The Reality of the Kingdom of God Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Catherine A Caimano https://www.faithandleadership.com/catherine-caimano-very-day-our-lives-are-being-demanded Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Catherine A Caimano Topics: Kingdom of God , Worry Source: Faith and Leadership In this sermon on the parable of the rich fool from Luke 12:13-21, Catherine Caimano encourages freedom from this world's anxiety and trust in the reality of the kingdom of God. Rest for the Labouring Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/rest-for-the-labouring Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Topics: Trust , Rest , Blessing , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Matthew 11:28 by Charles Spurgeon, who reflects on the antitdote to anxiety that Christ longs to give to those whom he invites to come. Imagining Homecoming: The ‘And Yet’ Importance of Lay Ministries in Smaller Churches Article by Teresa Stewart https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/imagining-homecoming-the-and-yet-importance-of-lay-ministries-in-smaller-churches Article by Teresa Stewart Topics: Leadership , Laity , Church Source: Discipleship Ministries Amid moves to online ministry in the COVID-19 era, Teresa Stewart highlights the value of lay leadership in the church, suggesting that "lay ministries are the secret to unleashing a powerful, healthy participation aesthetic." Humor and Life-giving Leadership Article by C Kavin Rowe https://www.faithandleadership.com/humor-mark-life-giving-leadership Article by C Kavin Rowe Topics: Leadership , Joy , Humor Source: Faith and Leadership C. Kavin Rowe reflects on Psalm 126:1-6 and Acts 20:7-9 to show how laughter is not simply an effort to make people happy but can also be a sign of refusal to give in to brokenness.... Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times Article by Adam Hamilton https://day1.org/articles/5e99bdf86615fbcc900000b4/faith-leadership-interviews-adam-hamilton-living-with-courage-and-hope-in-uncertain-times Article by Adam Hamilton Topics: Fear , Hope , Courage Source: Day1 In a time of widespread fear and anxiety, Adam Hamilton offers four techniques for increasing our capacity to live with courage and hope amid COVID-19.