Essential Team Building Components

All the tasks listed in the leadership skills section at TrainChurchLeaders.com have the potential of making us more effective leaders. I’m not sure I can identify the top, most needed, skill but team building ranks high on the list. God clearly indicates His intent for us to function as a team when He refers to the Church as a Body (1 Cor. 12). Certainly team building should be a primary role for leaders in the Church as a whole and among staff.

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Team Building by Aligning with God’s Purposes

Do you want to know how to build a team? Look at teaching in God’s Word about unity within the Body. Philippians 2 provides some essential components for team building. The first point, aligning with God’s purposes, comes from the “if … then” statement in verses 1-2. . . . Continue reading Team Building by Aligning with God’s Purposes

Team Building by Functioning Interdependently

As a Church we want to see people serve together, to be on mission together. Leaders need to prepare or equip people (Eph. 4:11-12) which not only involves training on the specific ministry they’ll be doing but also helping them learn to work as a team.

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Team Building by Exercising Christ-like Character

In using Philippians 2 for some Essential Team Building Components, we’ve already noted that: 1) Teams must be in alignment with God’s purposes if we . . . 2) Team members must function interdependently, not . . . If we continue on in Philippians 2 to verses 5-8 we must add that: 3) Teams must exercise Christ-like character toward . . . Continue reading Team Building by Exercising Christ-like Character