Friday, December 05, 2008

Teams, Walls and Transitions

Marcus Honeysett has a great article on community and the role of the leader. He writes,
"Congregations want and need leaders who are open, vulnerable and authentic. People who know them and are known by them. If the church is the community of God's people, there can be no stand-offishness from the leaders, no professional detachment. They have to be community people to the core if they are to build God's communities of purpose for others."
Read the whole thing here

It's an issue I find challenging - getting the balance right between on the one hand getting the work done, meeting non-Christians, spending time with my family and spending relational time with family in the church as well as friends outside it. It's hard not to think you're building shallow not deep.


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