You’ve probably heard it a dozen times from leadership books, from leadership coaches, from social media, from every source imaginable. People don’t leave jobs — they leave leaders. It’s become a standard leadership cliche. But cliches often become cliches because they’re true. People don’t leave jobs. They leave the people who were leading them in those jobs. And if you’re a leader, that’s a reality you have to pay attention to every day.
Discipleship is about helping people become authentic followers of Jesus Christ. As one who leads this charge, you know that a church of Disciples is a church of influence — a church making a huge impact in the world around us.
Here at Church Community Builder our goal is to help church leaders be more effective for the sake of making disciples. Everything we do revolves around that purpose. As the year comes to a close, you’re no doubt spending more time dreaming about how you can do that better next year. Today I want to highlight five of our most popular resources that will help make 2016 an even better year for disciple making than 2015.
Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for every church leader. There’s one really important thing that often gets sacrificed throughout the year, but especially now: margin! I can tell you from my own experience that you can’t sacrifice margin if you want to grow and develop into the kind of leader God wants you to become. It’s absolutely essential to find it!