Leadership Resources

These videos and document are great resources for general leadership development.  All of these are useful and necessary for missional leadership as well, but for pointedly missional resources see the missional resources page.

CHURCH BASICS – A slide show on church size dynamics, leadership models, and family systems for church leaders. The slide show should play automatically but you can also advance the slides using the buttons on the bottom left of the slide show box.

Self Differentiated Leadership

A brief introduction to the need for self-differentiated leaders in the Systems approach of Murray Bowen and Edwin Friedman.


Adaptive Leadership

Ron Heifetz, author of Leadership without Easy Answers explains what adaptive leadership is and the difference between technical problems and adaptive challenges.

The Importance of First Followers in Supporting a Courageous Leader

In his video, Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy, Derek Sivers teaches us that people don’t follow leaders, they follow other followers. Thus the first people to join a courageous leader are the real leaders, making it safe for others to follow, too.

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