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Spiritual Leadership For Leadership Day 2009

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Leadership Day Plenary - Berkley Springs

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Spiritual Leadership For Leadership Day 2009

  1. 1. Spiritual Leadership Leadership Day Western Region February 7, 2009 Rev. Terri Rae Chattin John Rudisill William T Chaney Jr
  2. 2. Why do we need Leadership
  3. 3. Leadership is……. <ul><li>William T Chaney Jr – The art of gaining people’s trust, casting a compelling vision and work with followers on common goals </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Drucker - lifting of a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard and the building of a person’s personality beyond its normal limitations. </li></ul><ul><li>Edwin Friedman : Leadership can be thought of as a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands a vision of the future. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transformational Leadership <ul><li>Transformational Leadership is the art of ethically sharing a vision, valuing the input of all team members, inspiring, educating and motivating the followers through congregational change – </li></ul><ul><li>Bernice Ledbetter </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ethical Spiritual Transformative Leader <ul><li>An ethical spiritual transformational leader is a disciple of Jesus Christ that strives to be like Christ, equips people for spiritual leadership, and sends spiritual leaders to for the transformation of their congregations, communities and the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Life Cycle of Churches Birth Growth Vital Stable Preservation Decline Death
  7. 7. Life Cycle of Churches Birth Growth Vital Stable Preservation Decline Death Developing Identity Clarifying Identity Reinforcing Identity Preserving Identity Preserving Identity Searching for Identity
  8. 8. Life Cycle of Churches Birth Growth Vital Stable Preservation Decline Death Revitalizing Cycle
  9. 9. <ul><li>Refocusing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stagnant in size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stagnant in mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worship more about social ritual than spiritual relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Re-energize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Declining in size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has internal issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflicting values </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Re-structuring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Church has experienced substantial decline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There is no outreach or evangelism strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs for special groups that are not connected to the congregations mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worship more about social ritual than spiritual relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Restart or revitalize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A long history of decline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions of death have taken place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worship with no vitality </li></ul></ul>Major Change Less Change
  10. 10. Ethical Transformative Spiritual Leaders <ul><li>Share their Christian journey with their committee or ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluates the ministry assets </li></ul><ul><li>Cast a compelling vision for their ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Create environments for dialogue and new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Is adaptable and focused </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gideon as a Leader <ul><li>Self Image </li></ul><ul><li>His faith in God </li></ul><ul><li>His Leadership Team </li></ul><ul><li>His Vision </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Process of an ethical spiritual transformative leader? <ul><li>Honors </li></ul><ul><li>Disrupts </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns </li></ul>
  13. 14. Thinker <ul><li>Zaccheus </li></ul>Dreamer Director Pleaser <ul><li>Joseph </li></ul><ul><li>David </li></ul><ul><li>Mary </li></ul>
  14. 15. Spiritual Leadership Principals <ul><li>The Lordship Principal </li></ul><ul><li>The Biblical Principal </li></ul><ul><li>The Liturgical Principal </li></ul><ul><li>The Covenant Principal </li></ul><ul><li>The Priesthood Principal . </li></ul><ul><li>The Leadership Principal </li></ul>

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