FGBC World randomly contacted Grace Brethren pastors and leaders to learn their thoughts on leadership.
What is your favorite resource for leadership development (besides the Bible)?
The Art of Pastoring and Leadership is an Art, both by Max Dupree – Chip Heim, Eastside Grace Brethren Church, Blacklick, Ohio
Who in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches is successful in developing leaders?
Those named include: John McIntosh (Simi Valley, Calif.), Tim Boal (Telford, Pa.), Steve Bailey (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and Neil Cole (Long Beach, Calif.).
I hope churches all over the planet are doing this on a local level. We need to be about raising leaders from the harvest. – Dan O’Deens, Gateway Church, Parkesburg, Pa.
What would you like to learn about leadership development?
What are the biblical measures of effective leadership? Why do so many (often highly touted) leaders “crash and burn?” What do North Americans have to learn about leadership from elsewhere? – Mike Yoder, coordinator of leadership training initiatives, Grace Brethren International Missions, Northbrook, Ill.