Christian Leaders as Motivators: Prophetic Vision in Leaders

  • Brandon L. KeyEmail author
Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)


Through the examination of Nehemiah, Jesus Christ, St. Benedict, and the Holy Spirit, this chapter arrives at seven principles regarding motivation and the Christian leader: (a) intrinsic motivation to complete a vision can provide extrinsic motivation to those who follow through goal-setting, (b) followers are intrinsically motivated through consistent character and authentic leadership, (c) a transformed leader is motivated by biblical principles and these translate to the workplace, (d) leaders can be simultaneously motivated by intrinsic factors while being stimulated by external factors, (e) ability is secondary to traits such as integrity, humility, determination, and right motives, and (f) leaders must rely upon the Holy Spirit for their motivation.


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  1. 1.Graniteville Community ChurchGranitevilleUSA

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