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Understanding “what is” and “moving” it to what “ought to be”.
PROGRESSION OF LEADERSHIP
Once we understand what leadership is, we quickly recognize that there are many ways to mess it up!
If leadership is understanding what is and moving it towards what ought to be…
…what happens when we miss a step?
The Old Testament book of Nehemiah provides some great material for a leadership case study. It’s not primarily a leadership manual, don’t get me wrong; Nehemiah is about God and His people first and foremost. Nonetheless, let me encourage you to read it again with the following outline in mind: