Assessing Current Leadership Styles in Biblical Times
Merriam-Webster defines leadership as the “the power or ability to lead other people” and the “capacity to lead” (Merriam-Webster, n.d.). Ed Benzel also provides a succinct, effective definition. “Leadership is the art of causing others to deliberately create a result that otherwise would not have happened” (Benzel, 2021). The leader is the human representation of a catalyst, someone who initiates actions, even if that action is to cease a previously chosen action, and somehow gets their followers, whether they are employees, volunteers, family members, or subjects, to produce a desired result.