MIDLAND BIBLE INSTITUTE
SEMESTER: AUGUST – DECEMBER, 2011
A TERM PAPER PRESENTED TO
DR SHONNA LEIGH
FULFILLMENT OF THE COURSE
LEA306 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
MY PERSONAL THEOLOGY OF LEADERSHIP
MAUD ROBINSON (ID #261)
My Theology of Leadership
a. The Christian Leader
b. Responsibilities of a Christian Leader
Requirement for Effective Christian Leadership
a. Submission and Obedience to God in the process of preparation he has design for us.
b. The Development of a Godly Character
e. How we cooperate with God to fulfill his leadership plans for our live
My Theology of leadership
The Christian Leader: According to Henry Blackaby, to prospective Christian leaders: “If you are a man of little integrity or questionable character, do not expect God to reveal much of himself to you or to use you significantly for his kingdom.”
I believe that Leadership in healthy growing churches requires deep spiritual commitment. The first priority of a Christian leader is a close personal relationship with God. Leaders must protect their own spiritual walk with God, which is the foundation of their leadership (Acts 4:1-3).
A Christian Leader can help others by sharing something of their own spiritual walk by being actively involved in pastoral ministry and personal evangelism and by setting an example in giving. Personal qualities for leadership are deeply embodied in the New Testament, e.g,( 1Timothy 3). A Christian leader needs to avoid theological and emotional extremes. Balance is needed in the use of time, between administration and the care of people, between family and work commitments. As well as being a communicator, the leader must seek to be an equipper, this involves mobilizing all church members in ministry and to nurture other leaders is vital.
The Christian leader must aim to equip rather than enable. It is of...