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“You're a leader. It's your job to keep your passion hot. Do whatever you have to do, read whatever you have to read, go wherever you have to go to stay fired up. And don't apologize to anybody. ”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“I believe that the great tragedy of the church in our time has been its failure to recognize the importance of the spiritual gift of leadership. It appears to me that only a fraction of pastors worldwide are exercising the spiritual gift of leadership, organizing the church around it, and deploying church members through it. The results, in terms of church growth and worldwide spiritual impact, are staggering.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Leaders should never apologize for the strength of feeling that accompanies their God-given visions. God designed leaders to experience their longing, their desire, and their drive deeply, and to express it fully. And when they do, they energize others.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“My selection process is based on “three Cs”: first character, then competence, and finally chemistry with me and with the rest of the team. Character. Competence. Chemistry.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“leaders are at their very best when they are raising up leaders around them.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“a leadership development plan has to address these three phases: Identifying emerging leaders Investing in the development of emerging leaders Entrusting responsibility to emerging leaders”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“he said we would not have to do this alone.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“we will probably have to pay a price for devoting our lives to building the kingdom of God. Jesus did.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Every church, every team, every organization demands and deserves a “vision embodier,” someone whose life values and commitments personify the vision. Cut them and they bleed the vision.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Nothing neutralizes the redemptive potential of a church faster than trying to be all things to all people. It is impossible for any one church to do it all.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“I don’t think Jesus is any more laissez-faire today than he was when he walked this earth in human flesh.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“like Jesus, the greatest spiritual leader who ever walked the earth, need to be serious about “our Father’s business.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Can I come right out and say it? It’s time for church leaders to really lead.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Whatever the capacity for human suffering, the church has a greater capacity for healing and wholeness.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“It is impossible for any one church to do it all.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“If God has given you a kingdom vision, if you see it clearly and feel it deeply, you had better take responsibility for it. You had better give your life to it. That’s why God made you a leader.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Most leaders assume that everybody who comes to church knows God’s mind on financial matters. But the truth is that many people are absolutely clueless regarding the basic principles of Christian financial management. Leaders and teachers need to educate their congregations before they can expect them to honor God with their money and eventually get excited about resourcing the church.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“accomplishing a vision requires a lot more than pep talks, slogans, emotional stories, and heart-tugging video clips.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Almost seventy-five percent of our leaders have come right out of Willow. These are people who have proven their character, competence, and chemistry fit while serving in volunteer positions within our ministry.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“that at a certain point people need more than vision.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership
“Effective leaders are always monitoring vision leakage.”
Bill Hybels, Courageous Leadership

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