““Grit” is defined as passion and perseverance towards long-term goals, and it is considered a crucial ingredient for success. Research by Angela Duckworth, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, has found that grit is a better predictor of success than talent or intelligence. However, I have found that some leaders may be too gritty, and it is costing them in their leadership success.”
“I don’t know a lot of pastors who prioritise this work – though I am beginning to see more who are at least considering it. Those who are doing it have often been doing it for a long time, and here are some of their characteristics.”
“Too often, we expect baby believers to grow on their own—and then get frustrated with them for not growing. On the other hand, I’m seeing an increase in churches who are trying to correct this problem. Here are some characteristics of these churches.”
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