Imagine the impact of people seeing unity out of diversity modeled among leaders with varying gifts, styles, and perspectives. But, what so often happens when another leader steps into the picture? How quickly we can find ourselves getting defensive and sometimes even engaging in a power struggle.
Defensiveness stems from:
Defensiveness prohibits unity because it shows itself in:
The Steering the Church Toward Body Life Leadership Guide includes the content on this page and also considers what's needed to get beyond our defensiveness to being non-defensive leaders able to model God's design for unity out of diversity.
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