A healthy team is an important part of ministry success.
Let me illustrate.
- Generates new ideas.
- Pools resources.
- Boosts moral.
- Minimizes personal faults.
So if you’re looking to form a healthy team, consider reading Leading from the Sandbox by T.J. Addington. In Leading from the Sandbox, Addington lays out eleven helpful characteristics of healthy, high-impact teams. I found these observations insightful and helpful.
Take a look!
- Commit to a common mission.
- Members align their individual ministries to their common mission.
- Commit to the values, practices, and commitments of the organization at large.
- Believe in the complementary use of gifts.
- Allow members to speak into each other’s ministries, and results.
- Are led by healthy leaders who love to develop, empower, and release team members.
- Orient toward execution.
- Are composed of emotionally healthy people.
- Are created deliberately.
- Leaders carefully plan and execute meetings.
- Encourage robust dialogue.
I think Addington’s list provides a great point of departure for discussing healthy and effective teams, some good food for thoughts. Hope you find this list helpful.