Saturday, April 21, 2012
Rev. Thomas Hite began our mission's team today with devotion.
The Leadership conference was open with a time high of praise and worship. As scheduled, Pastor McGensy taught on leadership for approximately 2 hours. His seminar lesson was in three areas of leadership.
The objectives of first set of lessons was: to show leaders the importance of a powerful, personal vision needed to have effective leadership; to identify the components of a successful vision; to acquaint leaders with the power of a vision in their lives and the lives of their followers, finally to encourage leaders to take the necessary steps to discover and act on their vision.
1. A Successful Vision has:
1. Creative Power,
2. Commitment Power,
3. Contagious Power,
4. Changing Power,
5. Continuing Power
Second set of lessons; "The Leader and Decision Making". The objectives were to help the leaders understand the power of decisions and the impact they have; to acquaint them with the value of making decisions well for the church; to discuss the process of decision making so that they get better understanding of what is involved; and to encourage leader to draw closer to God and rely on Him as they make decisions as leaders of the church.
An overview of the lesson was,
1. Good decision makers’ influence other's decisions.
2. Good decision makers want God near at hand
3. Good decision making respects the power of God,
4. Good decisions create an atmosphere of joy in worship,
5. Good decision makers place God's agenda ahead of their own.
6. Good decision makers listen to others and
7. Good decision makers positively affect future generations.
The third set of lessons was on: "The Leader and Team Building. This lesson’s objectives were; to identify the integral components of a winning team; to acquaint leaders with the importance and value of delegation; to help leaders recognize their personal obstacles to developing a winning team; and to encourage leaders to put others first and develop teams that reproduce other leaders.
An overview of the final set of lessons on The Leader and Team Building were: A Winning Team....,
1. Start with a plan,
2. Develops a structure
3. Puts the interests of others first,
5. Has an anointed leader,
6. Has members who help each other out,
7. Develops loyalty and
8. Develops winners.
At the close of the final seminar lesson there was a short break. Then there was a 45 minute Q and A session. The leadership conference was a success and people shared how they were benefitted. It was a blessing to have pastors of other churches there that were encouraged to receive the training. To God Be The Glory!
The host church provided a delicious lunch for all the leadership attendees.
Posted on April 22, 2012
by Faye Johnson