Christian Leadership

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Christian Leadership by Mind Map: Christian Leadership

1. Bad Fruits - Spiritually Plateaued Leadership

1.1. Avoids Relationships of Personal Accountability.

1.2. Rarely applies the truths of God's Word to him or her self personally.

1.3. Replaces his or her joy, peace, and love with envy and resentment.

1.4. Frequently looks for greener pastures in other places.

1.5. Finds faults in others more often then in self.

1.6. Burned out from lots of busyness that has been substituted for simple intimacy with Christ.

1.7. Compromises on ethical principles once held dear.

1.8. Unable to acknowledge the wisdom of others.

1.9. Stays within safe areas of expertise rather then branching out into new learning endeavors.

1.10. Has reduced the Christian life to a routine.

2. Aims for Their Mission and Purpose

2.1. "Your Baptism is your Commission." - Alan Hirsch

2.2. "Every church is a church planting church. Every church member is a church planter." - Alan Hirsch

2.3. Jer. 1:5; 1 Peter 2:9

3. Leaders Disciple Leaders not Followers

3.1. Luke 18:18-19

3.2. Luke 10:1-3

3.3. "The realm of God is dangerous. You must enter into it and not just seek information about it." - Archbishop Anthony Bloom

4. Active and Creative Dreamers

4.1. "Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." ~ Japanese Proverb

4.2. Matt. 1:20; 2:13

5. Open Sourced Control

5.1. "Leverage your authority for the sake of others." - Andy Stanley

5.1.1. Acts14:8-23

5.1.2. "I am not greater then my master." - Andy Stanley

5.2. Globalization Synergy

6. Leaders in the First Century

6.1. Caesar

6.2. Pharisees

6.3. Sadducees

6.4. Roman Judges & Authorities (Pilot)

6.5. Temple Priests (Levites)

6.6. Stoics, Cynics, Epicureans

7. Scripture

7.1. (Matthew 7:15-20)

7.1.1. 15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you dressed as sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves. 16 You will fully recognize them by their fruits. Do people pick grapes from thorns, or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every healthy (sound) tree bears good fruit [worthy of admiration], but the sickly (decaying, worthless) tree bears bad (worthless) fruit. 18 A good (healthy) tree cannot bear bad (worthless) fruit, nor can a bad (diseased) tree bear excellent fruit [worthy of admiration]. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire. 20 Therefore, you will fully know them by their fruits.