Archive for: June, 2017

Leaders EMERGE – They Don’t Just Appear. Identifying the Stages of Leadership Emergence.

Leaders Emerge

Where have all the leaders gone?
Could there be any more desperate cry than this in our world today?

We have facilitators, administrators, managers, academics, coordinators and people with various titles and qualifications, but very few leaders. So we are left to recruit staff from elsewhere, or raise up volunteers who are given leadership positions and a roster of helpers, or we overload the few leaders that are around. These options often result in a gradual decline or at best a plateauing in our churches and the few leaders that remain, ultimately burn out. We send those in leadership positions to quick fix courses that end up achieving little because …