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Malcolm Webber
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Malcolm Webber

About the Author

Originally from Australia, Malcolm came to Christ in 1980. He is married to Ruth; they have six children.

Malcolm is the founder and executive director of LeaderSource SGA, an international leader development ministry.

He is also the founder and senior pastor of Living Faith Fellowship – a multicultural church in Indiana, USA.

With a successful background in the business world, Malcolm holds his Ph.D. in the field of organizational leadership and works with Christian leaders in many nations. He has written over 30 books, the most popular of which is To Enjoy Him Forever, and his writings have been published in both scholarly and popular journals.

His Leadership Letters are read by thousands of leaders around the world every month.

Malcolm is deeply committed to the preeminence and centrality of Jesus Christ, the priesthood of every believer, healthy leadership and holistic leader development, and the global calling of the local church.

27 Characteristics of a Good Idea

The vast majority of ideas are worse than worthless because they are simply bad ideas. Bad ideas will sometimes work because of luck or effort, but good ideas are much, much more likely to succeed. Life is too short to work on bad ideas. But how can we tell which ideas are “good” ones? Here is a list of characteristics of truly good ideas.

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Jesus’ Fellowship With His Father

Jesus lived in continuous fellowship with His Father, and through that fellowship He drew from, and lived by, His Father's life. Thus, Jesus' leadership came from His union with His Father. And, just as Jesus' continuous inward fellowship with His Father was the source of everything in His life and ministry, so our inward fellowship with God is to be the source of everything in our lives and ministries!

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The Three Horizons

The effective leader will focus on three time horizons simultaneously: 1. Cultivating current responsibilities, extending and defending the core existing ministries. 2. Tending and nurturing emerging ideas, strategies, and processes. 3. Planting seeds for tomorrow. This pattern encompasses the mature, emergent, and embryonic phases of an organization’s life cycle. The leader is responsible to see that they are all addressed effectively.

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The Essence of the Christian Life – Video

Jesus has given Himself to you, and He’s called you to know Him. In a manner of speaking, this is all He’s called you to do: to look at Him, to hear Him, to touch Him, to know Him. Everything else – every part of the Christian life and holiness and compassion for the world and vision and ministry work – everything else comes out of this. Everything else comes from Him. This is the core reality of the Christian life and of Christian ministry. And this is the meaning of staff development in a Christian organization.

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How to Identify High Potential Emerging Leaders – Video

One of the critical elements of successful leader development is identification of the right ones to build. Jesus took this very seriously – He spent the entire night in prayer before calling the Twelve! We may have a perfectly designed training program but if we’re building the wrong people it won’t work. Here is a simple but robust model that will help to identify emerging leaders with high potential.

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What Is the Best Leader Development Advice You Can Give?

Sweet apple blossoms in due time bear succulent fruit, just as sage advice from experienced leaders and emerging leaders bears much fruit in due time when taken to heart and applied. Time does not automatically develop leaders but leader development always takes time. There are no short cuts. Here, Malcolm has gathered some of the wisest and best advice from participants in LDC 2013.

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