Pursuing excellence flows from the greatest commandment. A love for God results in doing all things for his glory. But excellence also feeds our ability to honor the second greatest commandment: love your neighbor.
Excellence is others-oriented. It’s not just about caring for yourself, but about the lives and experience of those you lead. You want them to feel welcome and cared for. And they’ll know excellence when they see it. They might not be able to articulate exactly what makes something excellent, but they can recognize it.
You serve and lead people who will spend eternity somewhere, and you are a significant influence in how they prepare for it. For that reason, it’s good to not only pursue excellence in your own life and leadership, but to create a culture of excellence.
How do you do this?
Culture of Excellence
- Search the Scriptures and be convinced of the importance of excellence yourself.
- Teach it to your people. It takes constant education....
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