3 results for tag: spiritual leadership


12 Leadership Lessons Everyone Should Learn from Jesus

Jesus is the quintessential leader. During His life on earth, he turned three years of ministry into a worldwide movement that changed history. Today, more people follow Him than any other leader in the world. As a model leader, Jesus practiced the most vital principles of leadership—and he provides an example for us to imitate. In the spirit of Christmas, I'd like to share 12 powerful life lessons every leader must emulate: 1. To Serve Is To Be Great “Whoever wants to be great must become a servant.” Here is the secret to great leadership. Leadership is not about rulership. It is about serving others. And in giving to others you will never ...

What’s Christian About Christian Leadership?

When you lack a definitive definition of leadership, you end up with a plethora of creative interpretations of leadership. Some of these leadership emphasis include transformational leadership, servant leadership, primal leadership, autocratic leadership, and Christian leadership. Each leadership style has a number of leading leadership scholars who have expounded on each leadership concept.  As a Christian, I am most concerned on how I ought to view leadership from the lens of a Jesus follower. To put in a simple question, "What's Christian about Christian leadership?" Faith & Leadership (a great website to follow!) interviewed five ...

6 Portraits of a Godly Leader (Part 1 of 2)

Countless trees have been consumed in the name of advancing leadership. Every month, scores of leadership books are published by so-called leadership experts. This tells me two things. First, leadership is a hot topic. Warren Bennis is right, “Leadership is always in the air; it’s a topic that has no shelf life.” Second, the deluge of leadership books beg the question which leadership model Christians should embrace in the sea of leadership principles, theories, and model that compete with each other. For many, the bombardment of leadership books is honestly confusing. Well, in that case, my suggestion is to always go back to your foundation. ...