Leadership and Administration 4

Series: Leadership and Administration
Presenter: Chuck Gianotti

This lesson explores how those with the spiritual gift of administration function in the church and in relationship to the elders. Part 4.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. Where in scripture is administration identified as a spiritual gift?
1 Cor 12:28
2. The basic concept of “administration” is related to what concept?
to steer a ship, to guide
3. What are some of the benefits of identifying the elders(s) who has the gift of administrations and encouraging him in that gift?
He can keep the elders meetings on track, his work frees up and supports the other elders in the use of their giftedness, he can help stave off burnout in the other elders by keeping them from administrative tasks that will wear them down.

Discuss It

  1. What are some of the things that can happen when a person who lacks administrative ability or gift is placed as the leader of a ministry?
  2. What do you think can be some inherent dangers of mis-using the spiritual gift of administration?

Apply It

  1. Make a list of all the administrative tasks that someone who is gifted in administration could take over that would free up others to use their spiritual gifts?