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Leadership Roundup

Leading worship isn’t just about music. It’s also about leading people: the people on your team and the people in your congregation.

There are so many great articles on leadership being posted online, and I’m finding new ones every week. So that means it’s time for this week’s Leadership Roundup.

Below you’ll find some of the best leadership resources I came across this week. Save them to Instapaper or Pocket or Read It Later or your bookmarks, and check them out when you have some time this weekend. Be challenged and be encouraged. Be a better leader.

Remember, these are just excerpts, but I strongly encourage you to click through and read each post in its entirety.

Dan Rockwell lists seven things that leaders shouldn’t bother with:

Your leadership is doomed if you pay attention to everything. Urgency and priority may be separate issues.

Ignore things or waste your leadership on things that don’t matter…

A.J. Mathieu shares some leadership lessons taken straight from scripture:

Scripture contains countless leadership lessons. God the Father is the ultimate demonstration of leadership. As God empowers the Son to will and to act according to the Father and deploys the Holy Spirit to comfort and lead us as the church, we find remarkable insight into God’s character as a leader and what should be expected of us as church leaders, pastors, and followers. Narrowing it down to a short list is challenging; however, below you will find 7 leadership tips from scripture to consider.

Andrew Stone on how to deal with a major change in your church leadership:

All was right with the world until I was told that the leadership of our church would be passed down from our Senior Pastor to his oldest son. Upon hearing this, I had several feelings: excitement, anticipation, wonderment…

And then, apprehension.

And then, maybe a wee bit of fear actually.

How would this affect the future? How would the church react? Would I still be needed? Did I need to start looking for another job?

Brad Lomenick lists five tips for one of the most important things a leader does – making decisions:

Leaders are decision makers. Period. Whatever the time of year and season of life, lots of decisions are probably on your desk or in your to do list waiting to be pushed forward. It’s something we must do. Constantly.

So here a few thoughts on making decisions…

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