Keep Running

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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.

[Read the whole thing.]