If you’re on the mission field, chances are you are leading a ministry or involved on a team that’s expecting to make some type of lasting impact in your situation. Perhaps you’ve even dreamed about or talked with others about seeing God take your efforts as a team to create a movement.
I came across this blog post recently from Steve Grave about “8 Tips on Leading a Movement,” and thought it could be encouraging to you — at least stimulating.
Steve Graves is an organizational strategist, social innovator, pragmatic theologian, executive coach, and mentor. Over the past 25 years Steve has helped hundreds of organizations launch and scale, while authoring over 15 books aimed at showing business people how to flourish in their life and work.
“In talking with hundreds of aspiring young leaders, I’ve learned two things: 1). We all want to be part of something bigger than ourselves. I call that a movement. 2). Every leader thinks their cause is significant enough to be a movement.
In today’s social media world, it seems that movements happen faster and bigger than ever before, but movements have been around for millennia—the Reformation, Christian foreign missions, the push for racial equality, the dot com revolution.” (Read More . . .)