Presentation on theme: "Ray of Hope Leadership Conclave Saturday, February 4, 2012 Principles of Leadership Rev. Taft Quincey Heatley Ray of Hope Christian Church Rev. Dr. Cynthia."— Presentation transcript:
Ray of Hope Leadership Conclave Saturday, February 4, 2012 Principles of Leadership Rev. Taft Quincey Heatley Ray of Hope Christian Church Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale, Senior Pastor
“Everything rises and falls on leadership...leadership makes the difference.” John C. Maxwell
Leadership Myths Managers (maintaining the status quo) Knowledgeable Pioneers (out front, first) Position
Leadership is one word
“The true measure of leadership is influence—nothing more, nothing less.” John C. Maxwell “Leadership is influence, the ability of one person to influence others to follow his or her lead.” J. Oswald Sanders
Influence Influence is a law of leadership that is universal!
Influence Spiritual Leadership has to do with election from God…of which all of you have been called to this place, in your position in this moment.
Influence The leader’s influence determines the leader’s actions.
Influence: Devotional Life “Spiritual leaders must take very seriously the weighty responsibility of learning to hear from God themselves before they can hope to equip others to do so.” Henry and Richard Blackaby
Influence: Devotional Life Spiritual Leaders Pray!!!
Influence: Devotional Life Prayer is an essential leadership activity Prayer brings God’s wisdom Prayer brings access to God’s power Prayer relieves stress Prayer reveals God’s agenda
Influence: Holiness Holiness – set apart; ordained Moral excellence of those who order their lives according the word and will of God
Influence: Holiness “The personality of the spiritual leader influences others because it is penetrated, saturated, and empowered by the Holy Spirit. As the leader gives control of his/her life to the Spirit, the Spirit’s power flows through him/her to others.” J. Oswald Sanders J. Oswald Sanders
Influence: Holiness “The holiness of leaders’ lives is a direct reflection of time they are spending with holy God.” Henry and Richard Blackaby Henry and Richard Blackaby
Integrity Integrity – steadfast adherence to strict moral or ethical code; soundness; the quality or condition of being whole or undivided
Integrity INTEGRITY IS CHARACTER WHICH STEMS FROM BEING INTEGRATED WITH GOD!