Don't you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win!
1 Corinthians 9:24
Have you ever felt stagnant as a group leader? Have you ever felt like you're not getting anywhere? Have you ever begun to wonder why you're leading groups at all?
If so (and if no), check out 7 Signs You May Have Peaked As A Leader, an excellent and practical post over on Carey Neiuwhof's blog. Here's an excerpt:
If you’re peaking as a leader, you will end up holding onto your ‘successful’ ideas and ignoring others.
New ideas almost always contain the key to the future. Old ideas usually contain a key to the past.
This doesn’t mean old ideas aren’t worth hanging onto. It just means they won’t get you as far as they once did.