The people we know deserve our best, so we ought to work on getting better. When we delay our personal growth, we aren’t just limiting our potential, we also have a weaker impact in the world around us.
When it comes to personal growth, we get to choose our own adventure: either we decide to have consistent check ups or we will eventually fall into depressing ruts. If a car’s oil isn’t changed regularly, eventually the engine will break down and need to be replaced. The CHANGE OIL LIGHT is easy to ignore, but the catastrophe of a broken engine denied.
The same is true with our personal and ministry relationships. When we make a mess of our lives, it’s rarely an instant train wreck. The destruction is incremental. It’s more like a slow leak under the foundation. And over time, the constant drip drip drip slowly erodes the soil and then disaster strikes.
The following download offers a few questions to jump start your thinking about your leadership. This way you can discover a few tweaks to make now. Giving yourself a minor tune up will keep you on the road for the long haul.