Young people graduating from universities today are being told they need to prepare themselves to make three to five vocational changes in their lifetime. This means they must continue to learn. They must stay informed with business trends and the latest technological advances. Likewise, those who serve in vocational ministry must continue to learn theology, missions, communications, business, and leadership. It will require the best from them in interpreting the message of Jesus Christ to an ever-changing society.
All of this requires time. With the age of technology and rapid communication through the electronic media, much of this information can be received quickly. It is important that leaders schedule time to learn and grow through whatever means are available to them: the written media, conferences, technologies, or continuing education. Some learning may come through peer or group participation.
- A Leader Must Have a Profound Sense of God’s Call
- A Leader Must Grow in Their Relationship with God
- A Leader Must Be Compassionate
- A Leader Must Be Passionate
- A Leader Must Be Visionary
- A Leader Must Become Entrepreneurial
- A Leader Must Be Contextual
- A Leader Must Be a Planner
- A Leader Must Be a Lifelong Learner
- A Leader Must Be a Delegator and Empowerer of Others