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May 27, 2020

Growing as a Senior Leader

By New Churches Team

There are six areas that you want to grow in as a senior leader. And as you grow in these areas, it will help your ministry leaders grow within these six essential identities as well. You will begin to see that as you are growing, they will be growing, and in essence you are moving your congregation through the lens of these six essential identities. 

  1. Theologian. A theologian teaches and guards the doctrine. The related competency is discipleship. When you provide training in the area of discipleship, you are raising up theologians to guard and teach the doctrine. 
  2. Missionary. A missionary champions the mission. They are constantly naturally sharing the gospel. The related competency is vision. This is key because at the end of the day we are all called to share the gospel.
  3. Strategist. This is someone who is able to provide a clear “how.” The related competency is strategy, which is key when you think about the importance of creating a strategy that matches up with the mission. 
  4. Shepherd. A shepherd is one who ensures people receive care. The related competency is collaboration. You can lead your team to grow in collaboration.

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New Churches Team

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