Charismatic Leadership : A Charismatic Leader

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Charismatic Approach A leader is described as one who influences others to attain goals. Leaders orchestrate change, set direction, and motivate people to overcome obstacles and move the organization toward its ideal future (Bateman, T. and Snell, S., 2013, p.460). Out of the three leadership styles our team researched, Jesus leadership style was seen more in the Charismatic Approach:
(House’s Theory of Charismatic Leadership). When a leader possess charisma, one should be
Dominant, and self-confident, to have a strong conviction in the moral righteousness of their beliefs. Charismatic leaders satisfy other peoples’ needs (Bateman, T. and Snell, S., 2013, p.452). Charismatic leaders speaks ethical goals and makes sacrifices in
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(Psalm 9:10) In this style, the followers have similarity beliefs to the leader’s beliefs and willing to obey him or her. Jesus showed His disciples who He had been teaching and training to do the same until He returned again. Jesus says, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matthew 28:19-20) Believers (Jesus followers) should be in the business of making disciples who makes disciples. Charismatic leadership has unquestioning acceptance from the followers of the leader. The followers of Jesus does as well,
“So the disciples went and did as Jesus commanded them to do”. (Matthew 21:6) Furthermore this style also has followers who are affectionate toward their leader. In the
Bible many people claim to love Jesus, yet at the crucifixion, all fled from fear except, Mary
Magdalene. She was seen to be loyal, faithful, and generous. Jesus rewarded her by visiting her first right after the resurrection. As believers we can show our affection towards Jesus when we stand firm on His Word and promises. Jesus is a promise keeper, even when calamities and catastrophic things surround you, we can trust in the Lord’s unchanging hand. There is emotional involvement of followers in the
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