The Proximity Leader

The Proximity Leader

Time and distance have a tendency to dilute effective leadership. Paul had made a huge investment in the church in Thessalonica but was forced to leave abruptly. Even as he writes this epistle, it was neither safe nor prudent for him to return. But there was another leader that he was confident enough to send in his place. Continue reading “The Proximity Leader”

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The Collaborative Leader

Not only was Paul a team builder but he was also an inclusive leader. We often talk about the Pauline epistles as though Paul was the sole author. In fact, he wasn’t. Paul had coauthors to which he willingly gave credit.

“Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.”

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