Encouragement for Weary Leaders

An Outreach Magazine Article (Published July 6, 2021)

As I revisit the Exodus narrative, I am drawn again to the many leadership lessons we can learn in the wilderness. God does some of his best work when we are in the wilderness. If we surrender to it, the experience can prepare us for the work ahead.

We are a little more than one year into a wilderness of sickness, disease and death from COVID-19. As many states in the U.S. open back up and more Americans get vaccinated, it is so easy to suppress what has already taken place and to ignore the lessons that God is using to prepare us for a new and yet unknown world. Do we really get the lesson(s) that God is trying to teach us in this present wilderness? Or are we just weary from the fallout, the anxiety, the isolation, the fear?

In addition to the pandemic, leaders face the pressures of ministry and the infinite demands to perform. Still, too many in our Christian churches, academic institutions, parachurch ministries and organizations define success by idolized American standards…

Read the FULL Outreach Magazine Article here: https://outreachmagazine.com/features/discipleship/67930-encouragement-for-weary-leaders.html

Published by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Servant of Jesus. Truth-teller. Leader. Mentor. Author of Books.

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