Requirements of a Leader
Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is “the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations goals.” His five requirements for this task are amazingly reliable and useful for those who dare to lead churches:
(1) a leader works;
(2) a leader sees his assignment as responsibility rather than rank or privilege;
(3) a leader wants strong, capable, self-assured, independent associates;
(4) a leader creates human energies and vision;
(5) a leader develops followers trust by his own consistency and integrity.