692 results for “leadership development”
Getting started with leadership development

Leadership development is the training and cultivation of congregational leaders. It refers to development of a variety of skills and the leader as a person, whether clergy or laity. Subtopics include managing change, conflict, communication, decision making, meetings, strategic planning, visioning,authority, boundaries, integrity, spiritual gifts, spiritual growth, spiritual leadership and more.


 

Leadership development reflection questions


  • What do you want to see your leaders do differently as a result of the training?

  • What is your congregation’s past experience with leadership development? 

  • Will the development make a cultural shift within the congregation as a whole?

  • If you’re considering a learning event, how will the learning extend beyond the initial event?

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Leadership is leading people to the place they’d go if they only knew how. This is the definition of leadership I learned from my friend Dr. James Rafferty.

Such leadership happens in the small...

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“The future is already here, it is just on the margins.” 
-Dave Gibbons, author and pastor of Newsong Church, Santa Ana, California

 

On February 11, 1805, a...

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Many congregational leaders know the importance of clear mission and vision statements. However, congregational leaders are less capable at enacting plans.

Years ago, Kennon Callahan described...

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This organization promotes innovation among congregations by connecting entrepreneurial clergy and laity to discuss new knowledge applicable for strategic planning.

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Youth ministry with staying power has a clearly defined mission and vision, and it engages the whole congregation - including parents - in key relational and leadership roles. This group assists...

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This website of practical training packs quickly equips leaders and teams for effective ministry. Content spans over 100 topics including staff orientation, facilities management, and...

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Written by an organizational consultant, this book contains business-based examples of healthy transitional changes that can be applied to congregations, offering insight on how to manage...

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This book is easy to read and goes beyound cliche leadership content to offer 51 principles you can easily apply in your daily life.

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This organization provides workshops, online resources, and assessment tools focused on church planting, church health, leadership development, and conflict resolution.

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This thought-provoking book on leadership offers readers with tools they can use to become more effective and confident leaders.

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Several years ago, Ronald Heifetz started a leadership training organization rooted in the ideas first espoused in his book Leadership Without Easy Answers. Heifetz, a Harvard Business School...

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This resource balances insight from the business world with theological constructs to produce an easy-to-follow guide on leadership and the five actions readers can take to transform where they...

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This resource combines the knowledge and expertise of the three authors to form a comprehensive guide on facilitation and how it can be implemented in a ministry setting.

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