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One of the more intriguing aspects of congregational leadership is the time spent serving the congregation versus the time devoted to self-regeneration. Congregational leaders commit so much time and energy to meet the demands of their position that they spend very little time attending to themselves. This results in a constant battle of selfless versus selfish.
This is an excerpt from an essay in Renew 52: 50+ Ideas to Revitalize Your Congregation from Leaders under 50. Download the e-book for free.
The Reverend David L. Everett, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College.
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