You can only lead others to the degree in which you lead yourself. Before you can even begin to think about your leadership role as it pertains to the well-being of others, you have to focus on your own personal leadership. Personal leadership as a pastor starts from a place of spiritual health before the Lord. If you are not currently at a place where you feel as if you are spiritually healthy, you may not recognize the imminent danger of the situation yet, but it is vital that you do.
When you are not in a steady, consistent relationship with God, there is a domino effect that will start to take place that could potentially cause your downfall as a leader. The simple truth is, if God has empowered you to be in a position of leadership, you must maintain the ability to keep it through your personal leadership as a pastor. This does not mean that you must be perfect all of the time, but the condition of your heart must be in a place where God can work through you.
Perhaps you understand the need for personal leadership as a pastor, but with the constant responsibilities that life throws at you, it can be hard to identify how to maintain this discipline. This is especially true as it pertains to the important idea of nomadic leadership. If you wish to lead like a nomad, as we contend that you should, you must establish this discipline in your life. Nomadic leadership comes with its twists and turns, and while this is a positive thing, it can derail you if your heart is not in the place to receive it.
What are the key components of personal leadership that can form you into a nomadic leader who is spiritually healthy? How do you shift from a stagnant relationship with God, to a thriving relationship that empowers you to be the leader that God has called you to be? In this video, we will outline two important aspects of personal, spiritual health, as well as three points to make them a reality.
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