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Writings on Christian leadership and leader development by Malcolm Webber


On the Ministry of Teaching

When reading the Bible, we need to always think about who the author was and what he experienced. What made him write what he wrote? The authors of the Bible wrote out of their life experiences. They did not teach mere theory. They experienced God. Truth was revealed and taught through their lives, not just on paper in their writings. [...]

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On Brokenness

All around us we see leaders with “broken legs.” Our first response as young, emerging leaders might be to think, “You can’t help me! I’m trying to avoid the very thing that has happened to you!” Or even, “Look! My leg is not broken. I know more than you do; I’m doing better than you are!” Such a response reflects the short-sighted and [...]

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The Three Horizons

The effective leader will focus on three time horizons simultaneously: Cultivating current responsibilities, extending and defending the core existing ministries. For example, a local church will have existing ministries relating to pastoral care, children, Sunday morning meetings, etc. Tending and nurturing emerging ideas, strategies, [...]

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