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Leaders Expect Criticism Because They Lead

Leaders Expect Criticism Because They Lead

Some people feel they are clever or great. But criticism has the power to destroy them and cause them to crash. Criticism is a powerful tool in the hands of parents, corporate bosses, pastors, lovers, mean-spirited people, and congregational members. Probably “criticism” is the greatest power in the hands of an enemy. Because human beings […]

Coping with Criticism Constructively

Coping with Criticism Constructively

  “Criticisms are the nails which keep us on the cross dead to self.”[1] At least they puncture the soul and lodge in the memory for a long time. Few church leaders maintain any self-esteem after an executioner (i.e., critic) nails them. Leaders fear criticism in large part because it often determines how their followers […]

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