Sometimes being a congregational leader is like paddling upstream. Challenges and situations develop that you never expected. There is no such thing as a perfect leader. However, just as congregational leaders study and practice prayer, care, worship and much more. Leaders can also be life long learners of leadership. Below you will find resources that are guides related to leadership temperament, boundaries, professional development and more. It is hard work, but it is possible to paddle upstream. Be calm. Row. Read. Learn. And soon you will experience upstream work as rewarding and productive.