The priority of leadership: growing a strong leader CORE

This article is from GCI-USA Regional Pastor Randy Bloom. A current big push in exercise has to do with strengthening the body's "core." Doing so is viewed as essential to overall strength and health. As I'll explain in this article, when it comes to strength and health in a church, it's vital that pastoral leaders grow a strong leader CORE. Leader development is a vital part of our calling as pastors to "equip the saints for the work of ministry" (Eph. 4:12 ESV). CAD's consultant, Tom Nebel, has been helping us grow our team's leader CORE so that we, in turn, can help other leaders do likewise. In his leader development training, Tom often refers to the leader CORE diagram shown below. It has three key aspects: IQ, EQ and PQ. Let's... Read the article

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