All leaders are people, therefore not perfect. Only God is perfect. Depending on where a leader is in their personal journey will affect how they deal with and respond to situations. But the question for today is what to do when YOU think your leader(s) are wrong. I'm sure many of us have had a similar experience at some point where a leader has come in, quickly shared what's going to happen next and then added at the end - "ok? Let's do it." The group are taken aback with the leader's quick instructions, which might not be apparent or contradict what some thought would be shared. As well as the speed to start without time to respond. Sometimes being quick and decisive in a time-sensitive situation is required - you need a leader who is reliable and ready to act. Other times, that's the last thing the group needs,
I enjoy many of John Ortberg’s books. But this one - the me I want to be - is particularly dear to my heart as it focuses’ on us becoming more of who God has created us to be - especially as individuals. For us to become better leaders - we need to understand and be comfortable with who we are as unique individuals. Ortberg’s book takes us through many of the areas we need to examine as to what makes us us, how we interact with God and the world around us. John encourages us to go deeper with
July is the month about getting to know yourself better.
Therefore my website recommendation for July is spiritualgiftstest.com i.e. Spiritual Gifts Test
The website is straightforward to look at – not many graphics or colour, but it delivers what it promises.
Jeff Carver created the site after God put on his heart to help fellow believers be good stewards of the gifts He’d given them.
If you’re new to thinking about having or using the Spiritual Gifts, then this website will help you learn the necessary information.
There is a test
Who me? a leader!
God sometimes surprises us when He chooses to speak about something big. While at a big worship event in Scotland, enjoying worshipping with some of my worship leader hero’s when suddenly I saw a young woman standing in front of me. (She wasn’t literally in front of me but as a vision in my mind). Her leader was asking her if she would be up for coming to help lead something. Her reaction was to gasp, gulp and with knees trembling replied, “Who me? A Leader!”
As I watched this scene, I heard God say to me, “I want you to write a book for them, to help them.”
My honest response was to try not to laugh. You see my writing ability has never been described as skilful. In fact, if you were to list all the careers I could do in life, a writer would