In today’s church culture, it can be easy to be overwhelmed by all of best practices that have become available. In fact, it is common for church leaders to become so wrapped up in the practicalities, that they begin to miss the big picture. We believe that analyzing your ministry from a practical point of view and adjusting is absolutely key. However, there are a set of qualities of an effective church leader needed before you can effectively do so. After all, the purpose of ministry is spiritual, not materialistic.
As you begin to understand this principle, it is important to ask yourself what the qualities of an effective church leader are. We want to provide you with a set of virtues that will take your leadership to new levels. We also want to ensure that your heart is in the right place. A leader that embraces practicality while allowing God to shape their heart is a great ministry leader.
In life and in ministry, things can become tough. You may find yourself in negative situations in which you have expended every resource and practical idea. Yet even in these situations, the problem continues to loom over you. It is also true that, even in the positive times, a healthy heart is required to lead. Regardless of where you find yourself today, it is imperative that you recognize the values and qualities of a ministry leader.
In this series:
We will walk through some of the key virtues that you should embrace in order to become the leader that God has called you to be. Without these qualities, you may find yourself resourced, talented, and well connected, but you will struggle in leadership. The condition of your heart and your mind matter greatly. It is time to embrace the qualities of an effective church leader!
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