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A quick explanation on leadership. It's a basic explanation for Christians on the importance of leadership

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  • Introduction to Leadership
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Slide Show Learn to love yourself!
  • Leadership is the process of persuasion or example by which an individual induces a group to pursue objectives held by the leader and her followers - John W. Gardner What is Leadership
  • Leadership over human beings is exercised when persons with certain motives and purposes mobilize, in competition or in conflict with others, institutional, political, psychological, and other resources so as to arouse, engage, and satisfy the motives of followers - James MacGregor Burns What is Leadership
  • Leadership is influence, the ability of one person to influence others. Oswald Sanders What is Leadership
  • A Christian leader is someone who is called by God to lead; leads with and through Christ like character; and demonstrates the functional competencies that permit effective leadership to take place. George Barna What is Leadership
  • A Christian leader is someone who is called by God to lead; leads with and through Christ like character; and demonstrates the functional competencies that permit effective leadership to take place. George Barna The central task of leadership is influencing Gods people towards Gods purposes. Robert Clinton What is Leadership
  • By age How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By age By position How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By age By position By appointment How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By age By position By appointment By volunteering How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By age By position By appointment By volunteering By circumstances How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By age By position By appointment By volunteering By circumstances By election How are Leaders Appointed?
  • By character 1 Tim 3:1-12; Titus 1:5-9 How Should Leaders Be Appointed?
  • By character 1 Tim 3:1-12; Titus 1:5-9 By competence Numbers 13:1- 14:10 How Should Leaders Be Appointed?
  • By character 1 Tim 3:1-12; Titus 1:5-9 By competence Numbers 13:1- 14:10 By your fruit Galatians 5:22- 23 How Should Leaders Be Appointed?
  • Models of Leadership
  • Servant Leadership John 13:1-17; Matthew 20:25-28 Motivated by a love to serve others Are secure and confident Teach by example Live a blessed life Put others first Look for a need and take the initiative Develop confidence & security to take risks Perform small acts anonymously Walk in love Models of Leadership
  • Shepherd Leadership Psalm 23; John 10:1-16 Guides his people like a shepherd leads his sheep Tender, loving, intimate, sincere, loving, submissive Guide, correct, protect, feed Labour out of love Models of Leadership
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Understanding Gods Call
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Abraham Genesis 12:1-3 Understanding Gods Call
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Abraham Genesis 12:1-3 Moses Exodus 3:1-10 Understanding Gods Call
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Abraham Genesis 12:1-3 Moses Exodus 3:1-10 David 1 Sam 16:12 Understanding Gods Call
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Abraham Genesis 12:1-3 Moses Exodus 3:1-10 David 1 Sam 16:12 Isaiah 6:8 Understanding Gods Call
  • Whenever God wanted anything done He looked for individuals Abraham Genesis 12:1-3 Moses Exodus 3:1-10 David 1 Sam 16:12 Isaiah 6:8 Paul Acts 9:3-6 Understanding Gods Call
  • As Christian leaders we are expected to influence people towards Gods purposes KEY POINTS
  • As Christian leaders we are expected to influence people towards Gods purposes Our personal lives are the greatest tool we have for influencing people KEY POINTS
  • As Christian leaders we are expected to influence people towards Gods purposes Our personal lives are the greatest tool we have for influencing people Christian leadership is not really about the various models and theories that apply in organisations KEY POINTS
  • As Christian leaders we are expected to influence people towards Gods purposes Our personal lives are the greatest tool we have for influencing people Christian leadership is not really about the various models and theories that apply in organisations We have been called by God and we need to understand His call on our lives KEY POINTS
  • As Christian leaders we are expected to influence people towards Gods purposes Our personal lives are the greatest tool we have for influencing people Christian leadership is not really about the various models and theories that apply in organisations We have been called by God and we need to understand His call on our lives We have been called as individuals and need to find out what the purpose of our calling is KEY POINTS
  • Leaders are effective and efficient, doing all they can, wherever they find themselves, to make an impact for Christ.