Leaders do not need answers.
Leaders must have the right questions.
These two sentences introduce “The Right Question,” one of the most popular features in each issue of Leading Ideas, our online newsletter. This column grew out of Director Lovett H. Weems’s realization years ago that leaders spend far too much time trying to figure out the “right answers” to a range of issues facing congregational life while that time would be more profitably used in discerning a few key questions that can change the direction of a church.
In response to requests for a collection of questions used in “The Right Questions” column over the years, we have organized selected ones by topic and offer them in four volumes.
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