Leadership Principles from the Apostle Paul Ma Ross

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The transformational leader is first and foremost a transformed leader; the servant leader is a spiritual \'alive\' and connected leader. The Apostle Paul provides a model example of both the transformational and servant (spiritual) leaders.

Leadership Principles from the Apostle Paul Ma Ross

  1. 1. Mary Angeline Ross © August 8,2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>A Leadership Legacy for Equipping </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s Leaders & Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Principles </li></ul><ul><li>from the Apostle Paul </li></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
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  4. 4. <ul><li>Transformed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calling/Vocation/Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transformational </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Servant-Leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiritual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serving greater good & greater purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Principle Pursuits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right Relationship (s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Right Things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Righteousness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Holiness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faithful </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submitted in Love </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trusting & Truthful </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Best Interest of Others </li></ul></ul></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
  5. 5. &quot;I was violently persecuting the church of God and was trying to destroy it&quot; (Gal. 1:13). Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison …(Acts 8:3,NIV) <ul><ul><li>Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit… said, “I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God… they covered their ears …yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him dragged him out of the city and began to stone him… [while] the witnesses laid their clothes at the feet of a young man named Saul (Acts 7:55-58). </li></ul></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
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  8. 8. Saul grew more and more powerful and baffled the Jews …by proving that Jesus is the Christ (Acts 9:22, NIV). Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
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  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>The Servant-Leader helps others develop feelings of purpose, direction, dignity (Patterson, 2003, p. 20); and facilitates their transformation on a spiritual level (Umidi, 2005; Daft, 2008) . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Servant-Leader also: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leads from the inside – out (Rima, 2000; Umidi, 2005; Daft, 2008) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is motivated by Intrinsic rewards; ‘In-spired’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivates self and others toward sense of spiritual expression through calling & membership; connects with others in relationship (Daft, 2008) </li></ul></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
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  17. 17. <ul><li>TRANSFORMED LEADERS PURSUE THE RIGHT THINGS! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right Relationship (s) Right Thing (s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>God Righteousness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Holiness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus Christ-centered </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faithfulness to Him </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follows Servant- </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leader Example </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leader/Follower Best Interest of Others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agapao Leader/Love </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submitted in Love </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serving One Another Trust & Truthfulness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Pursuit of Peace - Always </li></ul></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
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  19. 19. <ul><li>What is good for others 1Th 5:15 </li></ul>Honor one another above yourselves Romans 12:10 Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008
  20. 20. Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008 Join with others in following my example…and take note of those who live according to the pattern we gave you ~ Apostle Paul (emphasis added, Philippians 3:17, NIV)
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  22. 22. ( Philippians 3:14, New King James Version ) The effective leader never ceases to be transformed – Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008 <ul><li>The Apostle Paul wrote, </li></ul><ul><li>“ I press [on]… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>toward the goal… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>for the prize … </li></ul><ul><ul><li> of the upward call of God… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in Christ Jesus” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Daft, R. L. (2005). The leadership experience. (4 th ed.). Mason, OH: Tomson South-Western. </li></ul><ul><li>Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2002). The Leadership Challenge. (3 rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. </li></ul><ul><li>McIntosh, G. L. & Rima, S. D. (2007). Overcoming the dark side of leadership: how to become an effective leader by confronting potential failures. (Rev. ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. </li></ul><ul><li>Miller, D. L. (1998). Discipling nations: the power of truth to transform cultures. Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Patterson, K. A. (2003). Servant Leadership: A Theoretical Model. Doctoral Dissertation. Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va. Retrieved August 10, 2008, from http://www.regent.blackboard.com </li></ul><ul><li>Rima, S. D. (2000). Leading from the inside out. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. </li></ul><ul><li>Sanders, J. O. (2007 ). Spiritual leadership . Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers. </li></ul><ul><li>Umidi, J. (2005). Transformational Coaching . Virginia Beach, VA: Xulon Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Veith, Jr., G.E. (2002). God at work . Weaton, IL: Crossway Books. </li></ul><ul><li>Winston, B. E. (2002). Be a leader for God’s sake . Virginia Beach, VA: School of Leadership Studies . </li></ul>Mary Angeline Ross (c) 2008

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