Challenges are defined as tasks or situations that test someone’s abilities.
There are two primary thoughts for leaders.
1) Leaders must challenge themselves to find ways that test their abilities and strengthen their character.
2) Leaders must challenge others by presenting tasks or situations that produce growth in the abilities of followers.
People arise to what is expected of them. Experience has proven that when leaders provide encouragement and a level of expectation, followers come through.
We must learn how to develop the discipline to strengthen our own leadership and that of followers to achieve growth in the church.