Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue.
Uncertainty is a permanent part of the leadership landscape. It never goes away.
There will be very few occasions when you are absolutely certain about anything. You will consistently be called upon to make decisions with limited information. That being the case, your goal should not be to eliminate uncertainty. Instead, you must develop the art of being clear in the face of uncertainty.
What people pray for will tell you more than anything else whether they are locked into the vision and priorities of the church.
Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge is that most of the time, we are asking people to follow us to places we ourselves have never been.