DISCIPLESHIP

COMMUNICATING AND INFLUENCING

Click on each header to find out more about what kind of leader you are, and what you need to do to achieve the next steps.

Authentic discipleship

Evidence of living in obedience to the life pattern and calling of Jesus 

Emerging:

I strive to reflect Jesus daily. I develop my relationship with Jesus as his disciple.

Competent:

My life and actions reflect my relationship with God. I interpret my calling in new appointments and opportunities and am proactive in my church/corps membership.

Releasing:

I guide others deeper into discipleship, fostering spiritual growth. I offer new approaches to spiritual formation and developing a deepening wisdom together.

Transforming:

I evidence a maturing, authentic discipleship, ensuring mutual accountability for our mission priority of ‘nurture disciples of Jesus’.

 

Share the good news of Jesus   

Speaking of personal faith and spiritual journey

Emerging:

I share my faith story openly and participate in outreach

Competent:

I confidently share about Jesus in the everyday, from the platform and in small groups, leading others to Jesus with respect and cultural sensitivity.

Releasing:

I create opportunities for evangelism, signpost resources, and disciple others in sharing their faith.

Transforming:

I initiate evangelistic strategies, promoting a mission-focused culture to ‘share the good news’.

 

Leading from our values   

Consistently modelling values, building trust, acting ethically with integrity and mutual accountability

Emerging:

I engage with the mission and values of The Salvation Army and seek to live these out in my behaviour and actions.

Competent:

I reflect the standards of behaviour consistent with Salvation Army vision, mission, values, and codes of conduct

Releasing:

I role model acting ethically and with integrity, implementing a trust-based culture, offering safe spaces.

Transforming:

I champion ethical leadership and values. I ensure our values are embedded in all decisions, processes, and actions.

Influence and critical openness

Respectfully working with the perspectives of other people

Emerging:

I respect the rights and beliefs of others, engaging with perspectives which differ from my own, sharing my views respectfully

Competent:

I influence with humility and integrity, encourage other viewpoints, embrace and learn from diversity of thought, open to changing perspectives.

Releasing:

I advocate an open-minded approach to understand issues and their root causes. I communicate the benefits of ideas and plans, anticipating reactions and mitigating. I question the status quo, to foster respect and fair practices. I model the ability to disagree well.

Transforming:

I create freedom to voice opinions and tackle entrenched ways of being. I progress difficult issues for the benefit of The Salvation Army’s mission.

Communicating effectively

Using a broad range of appropriate formats

Emerging:

I adapt my communication to suit different contexts and audiences.

Competent:

I communicate clearly and accurately, including chairing meetings, choosing appropriate formats for a range of settings, ensuring information is shared appropriately.

Releasing:

I effectively disseminate complex information, tailored to diverse stakeholders, communicating to empower people.

Transforming:

I shape strategic messages, articulating complex concepts compellingly.