A growing ministry will always demand more of your time, energy and attention. If you try to do it all on your own you will fail. You need other leaders to serve alongside of you. So, where do you find them?
There isn’t a secret lair where leaders hide. There isn’t a magic formula that you can concoct at home. The way you build leaders to expand your capacity is by learning how to:
Day to day ministry is a battle. On top of all the emails, phone calls and meetings popping up it can feel like there is problem after problem to tackle. At the end of the day you are glad just to survive, but you wonder, “Have I made a difference?”
Being stuck in urgency is what kills productivity. In fact if all you are doing is putting out fires then you’ll never find progress nor satisfaction in your ministry. What you need to do is take the time to:
Every ministry is meant to grow. As more volunteers, teens and opportunities cross your plate so does the need to build a leadership team.
Your leadership team is a group of people who are not only willing to sacrifice time but take your ministry to a new level. To know who needs to be on your core leadership team depends on how they answer the following questions: