Leadership & The Imago Dei Part III

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

Introduction

 

What Is Leadership?

Leadership is the process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Leadership is often thought of as a one-time event or opportunity, but it is actually a process over time that requires implementing methodology, building structure, and fostering relationships. Leadership requires that there be a group of individuals, known as followers, being led. The role of the leader is to motivate, mobilize, and equip his or her followers towards a shared vision, and the role of the follower is to buy into and carry out the vision presented by the leader. This means honoring and submitting to the authority of the leader, as well as having the freedom to purposefully contribute to the team. Continue reading “Leadership & The Imago Dei Part III”

Leadership & The Imago Dei Part II

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

Introduction

 

What Is Leadership?

Leadership is the process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Leadership is often thought of as a one-time event or opportunity, but it is actually a process over time that requires implementing methodology, building structure, and fostering relationships. Leadership requires that there be a group of individuals, known as followers, being led. The role of the leader is to motivate, mobilize, and equip his or her followers towards a shared vision, and the role of the follower is to buy into and carry out the vision presented by the leader. This means honoring and submitting to the authority of the leader, as well as having the freedom to purposefully contribute to the team.

The relationship between the leader and the follower should be based on clear boundaries, trust, and value. Continue reading “Leadership & The Imago Dei Part II”

Leadership & The Imago Dei Part I

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

Introduction

What Is Leadership?

Leadership is the process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Leadership is often thought of as a one-time event or opportunity, but it is actually a process over time that requires implementing methodology, building structure, and fostering relationships. Leadership requires that there be a group of individuals, known as followers, being led. The role of the leader is to motivate, mobilize, and equip his or her followers towards a shared vision, and the role of the follower is to buy into and carry out the vision presented by the leader. This means honoring and submitting to the authority of the leader, as well as having the freedom to purposefully contribute to the team. Continue reading “Leadership & The Imago Dei Part I”

Review of Shad Gill’s Svn7VII

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

While many in CHH—Christian Rap, Holy Hip-Hop, or whatever else you want to call it—are trying to figure out whether or not Reach is still unashamed; or if it should or should not be called Christian Rap; and at the end of the day attempting to find the genre’s identity, one person stands out as unconcerned with these things. He is simply making good music for himself and his fans. Continue reading “Review of Shad Gill’s Svn7VII”

The Bible & Team Leadership

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

The leadership theory often associated with Christianity tends to be servant leadership. Jesus is often held up as a perfect example of the servant leader, and scripture implores Christians to follow his example. However, the leadership theory that seems to permeate the governing bodies of the people of God throughout scripture is team leadership. Team leadership is grounded in the Trinity, and also seen in the theocracy of ancient Israel and the government of the Church. Continue reading “The Bible & Team Leadership”