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The Biggest Mistake a Children’s Ministry Leader Can Make

The Biggest Mistake a Children’s Ministry Leader Can Make

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In children’s ministry, many leaders make a crucial mistake. A mistake that, if not corrected, can lead to ineffectiveness and burnout for the leader and their team.

Here it is:

Children’s ministry leaders see themselves primarily
as managers, not leaders, of others.

Leadership exists to inspire, motivate and influence others, while management exists to plan, coordinate and execute the systems that make vision a reality.  Management is important, but it’s far from leadership.

Here are three signs you might be too caught up in management to lead effectively: Continue Reading

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