Leadership is influence, nothing more and nothing less. It is the skill that can unlock the potential in any situation. Leadership is amoral; it can be used for good or for evil purposes, and the same skills can be employed for both ends. However, while the skills remain the same, Christian leadership is distinctive in the unique values that Jesus brought to the subject through his teaching and example.

The One Rock curriculum covers what leadership is, takes an in-depth look at some of the crucial skills involved (such as Planning, Communication, Building Teams and Coaching), and also explores the values of Jesus relevant to leadership.

You can access free articles on Leadership Skills at our blog on the sidebar to this page.

Here are some other recommended resources, from partners and trusted organisations we endorse.

John Maxwell: Blog from one of the most prolific writers and authorities on Christian leadership

Michael Hyatt: A superb blog on leadership and personal effectiveness.

Jim Collins: Website from the sought-after expert on organisational planning and strategy.

Leadership Skills workshops delivered by the One Rock team can be booked for your church or organisation.

Definition of Success

What’s the definition of success? It’s something so many people want to achieve, and yet can struggle to articulate when asked what it is they actually want. Here are three definitions of success that I find really helpful or stimulating: John Maxwell says that...

Team Communication

Speed of team communication is one of the key things in successful team work. Team members need to be able to share information, ask questions of each other, and even sometimes make decisions with great speed. There’s nothing more frustrating than sending out...

Pitfalls of Leadership

Last month I read the book Dynasty by Tom Holland. It’s a follow up to his brilliant account of the end of the Roman Republic in Rubicon. This sequel covers the lives of the first five Roman emperors; Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. It’s a fascinating...

Changing Limiting Beliefs

Here are six recommendations for how to go about changing limiting beliefs that you may be carrying. Uncover the belief. This sounds simple and obvious, but is actually a huge step. Discerning the beliefs puts you 90% further down the track than most people ever get...