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  • Four Keys To Great Leadership

    &

    Six Steps to Finding Direction

  • First of Four Keys to Great LeadershipFirst Key:Select a Person

    Wrong:select a person based on his experience, intelligence, and determination

    Right:select a person for their gift, not simply experience, intelligence, or determination

  • What is a gift?II Cor 12:7; Rom 12:6

    A gift is a recurring pattern of thought, feeling, or behavior that can be productively applied.

    The key to excellent performance is finding the match between your gifts and your role.

  • Truths about giftsGifts cannot be taughtGifts prove to be the driving force behind an individuals job performanceKnow the difference between skill, knowledge, and gifts.skills are the how-tos of a roleknowledge is what you are aware ofGifts are given by grace

  • What gifts do successful youth pastors have?

    Relationship building

    A youthful heart

  • Second of Four Keys to Great LeadershipSecond Key:Set Expectations

    Wrong:by defining the right steps

    Right:by defining the right outcomes

  • Define outcomes1.Define the right outcomes and let each person find his own route toward those outcomes.

    a.outcome:spiritually mature young peopleb.method:policies, programs, procedures, all flexible in order to achieve outcomes

  • Three questions to ask when defining outcomes1.What is right for the youth

    2.What is right for the church

    3.What is right for the youth pastor

  • Third of Four Keys to Great LeadershipThird Key:Motivate the person

    Wrong:by helping him identify and overcome his weaknesses

    Right:by focusing on his strengths, not on weaknesses

  • Motivate the person, dont focus on changing the person

    People dont change that much. Dont waste time trying to put in what God left out. Try to draw out what He put in. That is hard enough.

    The Paretti rule:80 20

  • How to manage around a weaknessAsk:is the poor performance trainable? (is it a skills or knowledge problem)

    If yes:provide training

    If no:do one of three things1.Devise a support system2.Find a complementary partner3.Find an alternative role

  • Fourth of Four Keys to Great LeadershipKey Four:Develop the Person

    Wrong:by helping him learn and get promoted

    Right:by helping him find the right fit, not simply the next rung on the ladder

  • How to view youth pastorsDont view each youth pastor as a pastor in waiting.Develop levels in each position and allow people to grow and progress while remaining in their area of strength.Dont promote them out of the area of their excellence.

  • Six questions Leaders should AskDo my people know what is expected of them?Do they have the materials and equipment they need to do the work right?Do they have the opportunity to do what they do best every day?In the last seven days, have they received recognition or praise for doing good work?Do I, or someone at work, seem to care about them as a person?Is there someone who encourages their development?

  • Six Steps to Finding Direction

  • Ministry DevelopmentCore ValuesWhyMissionWhatVisionPictureStrategyHowProgramshowPeopleWho

  • I.Core ValuesWhy

    Core values are Constant We never change themPassionate We pay a price for themBiblical We find them in scriptureBeliefs We own them

  • I.Core ValuesWhy

    A church consists of traditions, heroes, expectations, norms, stories, rituals, and most importantly its values.

    This is the gas that drives the car, it is what gives energy and power to our church and ministry.

  • II.MissionWhat

    The mission is a broad, brief, biblical statement of what the organization is supposed to be doing.

    What is the primary thing God has called us to accomplish in this community?

  • III. VisionSeeing

    The vision is a clear, challenging picture of the future of the ministry as it can and must be.Vision focused and value driven.Vision paints a picture of what tomorrow will look like.

  • IV. StrategyHow

    The strategy is the process that determines how you will accomplish the mission of your ministry.

    This is the work of planning and organizing so that you begin to put flesh on the mission and vision.

  • V. Programshow

    This is the further development of strategy

    Programs take the strategy deeper and make it more specific.

  • VI. PeopleWho

    See first part of the lesson on how to select and train leaders.

  • Thank you for comingI will be praying for Curacao

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