16 Signs Leaders Have Lost Their Minds


A quick but important checklist from Perry Noble.

1. He refuses to admit his mistakes.

2. He begins to blame the problems on people or circumstances rather than actually seeking out what the problem might be.

3. He refuses to listen to the team assembled around him.

4. He fights every idea that isn’t his own, thinking his originality is what must keep the church afloat.

5. He refuses to face reality.

6. He is unwilling to make the necessary changes because it would be highly unpopular.

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7. He tries to listen to what everyone has to say about every situation.

8. He begins to believe God’s favor on his life is because of how good he is rather than because of how good God is!

9. He believes he can’t learn anything from churches that are smaller than his. (This would be arrogance!)

10. He abuses his staff to accomplish his agenda rather than leading them to accomplish God’s.

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Perry Noble is the founding and senior pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina. The church averages 26,000 people during weekend services at multiple campuses throughout the state. Perry is a gifted communicator and teacher, convicted about speaking the truth as plainly as possible. God has given him a vision and a passion for helping people meet Jesus, and each week he shares God’s word and its practical application in our daily lives. Perry, his wife Lucretia and their daughter Charisse live in Anderson, South Carolina. You can read all of Perry’s unfiltered thoughts about life and leadership at PerryNoble.com. Don’t worry, he holds nothing back.

More from Perry Noble or visit Perry at http://www.perrynoble.com

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