Dear LWML Leaders,
Confidence in Christian leadership is being grounded in the Word.
Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good (1 Corinthians 12:4–7).
These Bible verses encourage us to remember that each of us have different gifts and God has knit them together for a specific purpose in this place at this time. As a leader, use every opportunity to encourage your team members to excel. Pray for each member of your team and the individual talents you have seen in them. Ask God for guidance to help each team member reach his or her full potential. Allow Him to lead the delegation of duties to the team member with gifts most compatible to the activity. Be supportive and help when asked. Above all, trust Him for the completion of each task for His purpose and to His glory. It may be that the finished product is not as important as the leadership skills taught by example while working on the job together.
2021–2023 Group and Leader Development Committee Members
Brianne Stahlecker, Chairman
Marie Chow, Vice President of Organizational Resources, advisory