Understanding the Power of Being a Spiritual Leader

Lesson Summary

In part one of this series on the personal life of a leader, the importance of slowing down and getting to God's speed is emphasized. The concept of spiritual formation as a journey of discovering ourselves in the image of God is introduced. It is pointed out that only 30% of leaders actually finish well, highlighting the need for deep spiritual formation. Spiritual formation is defined as a holistic process involving the mind, heart, and hands. The importance of community and self-discovery is emphasized. The role of spiritual directors and mentors in guiding this journey is mentioned. The idea of a rule of life is introduced, emphasizing the importance of daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual rhythms in deepening spiritual formation.

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