We’ve heard Dr. George Hill say for years, “there are no shortages of opportunities within Victory Churches, only a shortage of qualified leaders to fill them.”
The leadership vacuum in the local church is our problem to solve. As one of the Ten Tenets of Victory Churches says, “We are committed to increase as opposed to maintenance.”
Jesus is coming back soon and we have a lot of work to do. There are souls whose eternities depend on our ability to reach them. We will only reach them effectively if we have qualified leaders “equipping the saints to do the work of the ministry” (Ephesians 4:12).
How do we equip our people to do the work of the ministry? How do we multiply leaders?
Here is an outline for a practical process in identifying and developing emerging leaders.
Develop a _______________ _______________ to grow others.
Develop a _______________growth plan.
Put your _______________in the personal growth picture.“Great leaders take the vision from me to we.” ~ Barry Posner and James M. Kouzes (The Leadership Challenge)
_______________with them.“Don’t just help people with their jobs, but help people with their lives, as your greater purpose would have you do. Touch people and teach people not just job skills, but life skills. don’t just teach people how to work, but how to live, how to assimilate and accumulate far greater treasures than just a paycheque.” ~ Jim Rohn
Give them a _______________project.“IQ and technical skills are important, but emotional intelligence is vital to leadership. Emotional intelligence (EQ) generally comprises the capability to be self-aware, self-managing, interpersonally effective, stress tolerant, and optimistic.” ~ Dr. Daniel Goleman
_______________ them.Empowerment is about _______________ _______________ .Empowerment is about _______________.Empowerment is about _______________.“Empowerment means you have the freedom to act; it also means you are accountable for results.”~ Ken Blanchard
“There are no limits to an organization if we put no limits on our people.” ~ John Maxwell
The Leadership Challenge by Barry Posner and James M. Kouzes
Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Emotional Intelligenceby Dr. Daniel Goleman
Developing the Leaders Around You by John Maxwell
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