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  1. United Methodist Church for All People Columbus, Ohio 4allpeople.org SPIRIT FILLEDADAPTIVE LEADERS Rev. John Edgar Ms. Donita Harris

  2. Introduction • Adaptive Leadership – a new catch phrase in United Methodist circles. • Many UM champions of this concept contend it is the key to reverse the decline of the denomination and the way forward to a brighter future • The Abingdon Press “Adaptive leadership Series”

  3. This Concept is being used in diverse ways Lovett Weems calls for adaptive leadership in his quest to downsize the structure and financing of the Connection

  4. This Concept is being used in diverse ways Rudy Rasmus and Dottie Escobedo-Frank call for a “Jesus Insurgency” to transform the church from the edges

  5. Authentic Spirit Filled Adaptive Leaders • Are grounded in Scripture and God’s gracious presence • Adhere to core values • Pursue strategic missional goals • Respond to evolving culture and context • Seek information from the edges & the marginalized • Actually make changes

  6. The Core Process- Making Disciples Reaching and Receiving Relating to God Nurturing and Discipleship Sending Forth

  7. Grace = Charis Charis = Gift Gift = Grace

  8. Grace is any gift from God Hundreds of people touch grace daily when they shop at the Free Store

  9. Authentic Spirit Filled Adaptive Leaders • Are grounded in Scripture and God’s gracious presence • Adhere to core values • Pursue strategic missional goals • Respond to evolving culture and context • Seek information from the edges & the marginalized • Actually make changes

  10. Cycle of Adaption Listen Experiment and Innovate Evaluate and learn what works Modify Programs and Plans The Forces of Good Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant

  11. SPIRIT FILLEDADAPTIVE LEADERS Remember to your Spirit Flexible Emotional Well-being Physical Well-being Spiritual Well-being Intellectual Well-being Adapted from a working paper by Linda R. Jones, M.Div., D.S.W.

  12. Clergy 90% work 55-75 hours a week. 80% believe pastoral ministry has negatively affected their families. 90% feel they are inadequately trained to cope with the demands of ministry. SPIRIT FILLED ADAPTIVE LEADERS Remember to your Spirit Flexible Laity 65% experience workplace stress that causes them difficulty. 50% skip lunch. 32% have trouble sleeping. Statistics gathered by Dr. Lydia Waters Hamilton, St John Community UMC Huston TX