Successful leadership of any organization is dependent on the ability to effectively delegate. Good delegation is a defining feature of a “leader of leaders.” This is where effective delegation comes into play. Typically, many of us leaders slip into either end of what I call the Delegation Spectrum: On some creative-type projects in which I had high interest, I tended to dominate. My fingerprints would be all over every aspect with a micromanaged obsession.
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Organizations have a relatively short shelf life without innovation and, oddly enough, few allot time and resources to imagination and creativity. Imagination is one of the four critical traits we call out in our Elemental Churches framework—along with Integrity, Passion, and Servanthood. All four are essential for church health and effectiveness. In “The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators”, authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Chr
Every church leader has to wrestle with the financial demands of ministry. The apostle Paul was bi-vocational as a tentmaker. But Acts 18:5 may imply that his friends who came from Macedonia brought funds to now support Paul in full-time ministry (When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching... —Acts 18:5a ). Regardless, it’s clear that his support from other churches (“I ‘robbed’ other churches by accepting support from them in or
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