Archive for September 9th, 2008

Leadership is defined many ways by many people. It depends on the culture, the political climate, what is being led, who is being led, and what is the risk. Leadership in the military looks much different than leadership in Corporate America, leadership in the home looks much different than leadership in a fraternity, leadership on a football team looks much different than leadership in the boy scouts. If this is true, why does most of the leadership books in reference to the church look more like Corporate America. The church is an organism not an institution. I have said that before and I didn’t coin the term. Leadership in the Body of Christ is diametrically opposed to Leadership in the “Gentile” or “secular world”. The rules don’t apply, the outcome is not the same, the people aren’t numbers, and the end goal is not the same. Jesus makes this clear in Matthew 23.



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