What I came to realize is that the more I had grown accustomed to doing church, the less I was willing to do my part in being the church. Captivated by my setting’s splendor, I had been waiting for a ministry opportunity to arise rather than taking responsibility for sharing my gifts with a worshipping community that really had a need for me.
Articles written for Duke Divinity's Faith and Leadership
Article written for Wesley Theological Seminary's Leading Ideas
Transformational leaders focus on the whole person, attending to their followers’ needs for growth and achievement in ways that acknowledge and manage individual needs and desires. Luke’s record of Jesus’ interactions with his disciples as they journeyed to Jerusalem exemplifies how such practices characterized Jesus’ leadership.