You must acquire leadership skills but they must . . .
Common Leadership Skills & ResponsibilitiesWe must look at the following leadership skills using the above litmus test as a guide. One way to do that is to align with the basics of life in Christ which include God's purposes, design, mission, heart, and power for the Church. The Practicum on this site runs the following skills through that grid. -- Click on the links listed below for posts about these skills and responsibilities:
Order the Steering the Church Leadership Guides to gain a better understanding of how the above listed leaders skills and responsibilities provide opportunity to live out God's purposes, design, mission, heart, and power for the Body.
Two Skills Critical to the Accomplishment of All Other Responsibilities
- First with God (prayer), demonstrating trust & reliance on Him
- Then with people, demonstrating a desire for unity & participation
- First to God, leading to wisdom & understanding
- Then to people, leading to greater awareness & accountability
Order the Christ-like Communication Guide for Church Leaders to glean from Jesus' example. How will we effectively steer the Church toward God's purposes, design, and mission if we fail to effectively communicate?