Letting Go of Control

To move forward, you often have to let go of something significant. Too often, what we hold tightly keeps us from following God’s promptings toward something new.

Many leaders try to control too much. Our perceived need to control is one of the greatest limiting factors to what God wants to do.

When we control everything:

●We train people to do what they are told rather than think.

●We build followers instead of leaders.

●We put a lid on our ministries.

●We put our faith in our abilities to manage rather than in God and other people.

What we've learned:

What are you controlling that you need to let go of? There’s a limit to how much you can control. Giving up control takes trust, but in doing so, you can identify leadership potential in followers and empower them think on their own and lead others.

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