Note: This post is adapted from an email I sent this summer to the elders (one of the leadership teams) in my church.
One of the things that I have been thinking and reading about this summer is leadership development. Typically, the idea of leadership development has focused on how do we train new leaders to function well and make good decisions in an organization. While understanding systems and structures is important, there is another aspect of leadership development that I believe is even more critical: character formation. Continue reading