Six Steps to Success for Biblical Transformational Leaders

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If you self-identify as a transformational leader, read how you can improve your impact within congregational settings to ensure sustainable influence for God's Kingdom with six steps founded upon the Christian and empirical research.

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Six Steps to Success for Biblical Transformational Leaders

  1. 1. STEPS TO SUCCESS The Transformational Leader and Congregational Change By Bryce Hantla
  2. 2. Definitions   “Organizational Change”: n the process by which an institution undergoes change to meet a felt need (Eisenbach, Watson, & Pillai, 1999). “Transformational Leader”: n. a type of leader whose character, persuasiveness, and ability to strategize guarantee that he or she will be influential (or transformational) to achieve shared goals (Synthesized by Scarborough, 2010; See also Burns, 1978; Bass & Steidlmeier, 2006; Banks, Ledbetter, & De Pree, 2004).
  3. 3. Definitions  “Christian Transformational Leadership”: Leadership that declares a Biblical or Christian foundation, or is specifically directed to the Church. It holds that a leader’s vision, character, persuasiveness, and ability to strategize guarantee that he or she will be influential (or transformational) to achieve shared goals (Scarborough, 2010; See also Barna, 1997; Blackaby & Blackaby, 2011; Munroe, 2005; Stanley, 2006).
  4. 4. Six Steps to Success 1. 2. 3. Seeking change through prayer, Garnering a sense of urgency to empower congregational leadership, Casting a vision with the purpose of changing hearts toward organizational commitment,
  5. 5. Six Steps to Success 4. 5. 6. Biblically disciplining problem cases, Strategizing and incremental changes, and Demonstrating fortitude to sustain long-term change

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