The Courageous Ask: A Proactive Approach to Prevent the Fall of Christian Nonprofit Leaders (Paperback)
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Christian leaders are falling all around us. Most of us have felt the pain, the betrayal, and the disappointment.
From money mismanagement to moral misgivings, even the most devout leaders can succumb to deviations from the path of God. Whether a world-famous pastor or a spiritual leader closer to home, a fall leaves communities devastated and trust shattered.
Almost always, blame lies at the feet of the fallen leader. But how often do people surrounding servant leadership see the signs and refuse to take action -then feign surprise in the aftermath? It's time to be proactive.
Get the insightful approach to maintaining your organization's leadership from a foremost nonprofit consultant. With this comprehensive and candid guide, learn to acknowledge the humanness in leadership and Courageously Ask the difficult questions to strengthen your leaders before they lose their footing on the bridge of ministry.
- Everyone plays a role: leader, accountability structure, and community.
- Common struggles of leaders, especially executives, that can quickly change into stumbling blocks and temptations.
- How every board member can work towards a better support structure for your executive that's centered on relationship, trust, and compassion.
- A faith-centered battle plan to help a leader conquer their personal war beyond church and nonprofit leadership pressure.
- Ten post-fall principles to protect the organization while encouraging healthy reconciliation and restoration of the fallen leader.
Leaders are imperfect humans capable of failure, but also worth redemption. With the right perspective and habits, an approach can be built to withstand the toughest of trials.
Whether you are the leader or are looking to preserve your leader, it's time to perform The Courageous Ask.