ERIC Number: EJ1133915
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Relational Principles for Effective Church Leadership
Watt, Willis M.
Journal of Leadership Education, v13 n2 p125-139 Spr 2014
In the 21st century, effective church leaders need to be prepared to emphasize and demonstrate ethical leadership, personal responsibility, and community service. The foundation for success in all those areas lies in the ability of church leaders to initiate, develop, and maintain positive functioning relationships. Based on over 40 year's experience in various church leadership roles, the author provides his unique relational principles of effective church leadership, including (a) mission, (b) conflict management, (c) power and influence, (d) collaboration, (e) emotions are facts, (f) forgiveness, (g) reconciliation, and (h) love.
Descriptors: Churches, Leadership Qualities, Ethics, Responsibility, Leadership Role, Objectives, Conflict Resolution, Power Structure, Influences, Cooperation, Emotional Response, Altruism, Psychological Patterns, Interpersonal Relationship
Association of Leadership Educators. e-mail: Jole@aged.tamu.edu; Web site: http://leadershipeducators.org/page-1014283
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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