Balaam

The Danger of Being a Unilateral Decision Maker

The Danger of Being a Unilateral Decision Maker

Several years ago I wrote a book on decision-making in the local church, in which I addressed how to know when to be decisive. Many leaders struggle with discerning when they should make a unilateral decision versus when to pause and listen to the views of other members of the leadership team. The question becomes, “is this a situation that requires me to lead unilaterally, or is it better to  allow others’ perspectives to shape and guide the final outcome?”