Spirit Driven Leader

To help you and others to grow as a Spirit driven leader in skills, knowledge, and heart, Spirit Driven Leadership will be offering you leadership training material without cost. Our approach will be two fold. We will provide this learning material to adults ages 13 to 113 or to organizations seeking to do leadership development. We will also provide this to parents wanting to develop their children into leaders. We are now offering The Spirit Driven Church free!

Hindsight or Insight?Hindsight or Insight? by Chance Hill

By Chance Hill

I'm running a little behind because I've been out 32 days already and this is my first entry in to what was supposed to be my daily journal. But running behind's nothing new to me since I've been playing catch up, it seems, from the day I was pulled kicking and screaming from my mother's womb.
Anyway, enough about hindsight. Let's get to what this is about–insight.

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GraceGrace a Poem by Kyle Burton

By Kyle Burton

The screams lull him to a place in his mind
A sweet escape from the frigid chill of reality
Far from the alcohol on the breath of a soul resigned
Carried away from the nights of his father’s brutality
To a place where love reigns and peace is easy to find
... Leaving him screaming at the sky, “Oh God I am all but lost”

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The Difficulty of TransitionThe Difficulty of Transition

By Chance Hill

When I got released from the Oregon State Penitentiary I had $25 and a bus ticket to Portland in the form of a voucher; my little box of keepsakes and mementos from my life in the penitentiary. I was released at 7:30 in the morning in a driving rain and a quarter of a mile visibility. That was a harbinger of things to come.

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Dudley The DandelionDudley The Dandelion illustration by Faith Burton story by Meg wilson

By Meg Wilson

Illustration by
Faith Burton

I Have a Purpose 

Dudley, the wisecracking dandelion and his many cousins, has everyone in stitches with wild stories.

He proves to everyone that there is even a plan for weeds in Mrs. Nestleberry’s garden.

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Stage Fright a Poem by Emily Quist

Stage Fright

By Emily Quist

The beat of my chest,

The cotton in my lungs,

Walked up wooden steps,

Onto eyes that wont rest,



Do you have stage fright? So do I.

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Annabel and The AntAnnabel and The Ant by Meg wilson - Illustration by Cheri Benson and Geri Berger

By Meg Wilson

Illustration by Cheri Benson and Geri Berger

The Need for Discipline

Annabel, the English Rose is added to the garden and everyone gets a lesson in pruning. Her friend Ant thinks it is much too severe until he discovers the amazing results.

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Doormat a Poem by Ken Proctor


By Ken

I... am Doormat.

I choose... to be Doormat.

Through complacency...okay, laziness...

I chose the easy path...

I choose the easy out.

I avoid responsibility, because responsibility is ...

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The Hai

By Z Sansoni

The Hai by Z Sansoni

Wow! What a weird morning!

There is a wispy, twirling fog.

This is very strange indeed. It is hardly ever misty this high up on the mountain. Hmmm! This is Hai Mountain. It is the home of the Hai—a people.

It is also the only place on earth where the Hai Berry can be ...

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Anticipation by Heather Acquistapace

By Heather

Who knows what He is planning, but I am very excited for it. My wings tremble even now with anticipation!

If He is so pleased with what will take place, so thrilled and filled with eagerness, then I am as well. Whatever He is going to create, though weak and dull, it will be His ...

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The Two Friends

The Two Friends by Rebecca Burton

By Rebecca

A story of two friends.

One day there were two friends.
They were really good friends. they were nice to each other. But one of the friends went on a trip for two weeks and left the other friend ...
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The Spirit Driven Church Igesia Dirigda Por El Espiritu

The Spirit Driven Church
Igesia Dirigda Por El Espiritu

Book By
Timothy Robnett & Allen Quist

Spirit Driven Leadership has brokered a deal with the book's authors as well as the publishers to bring you the original edition without cost.

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Torrance The Tiny Tortious a Poem by Emily Quist

Torrance The Tiny Tortious

By Emily Quist

I love my tiny tortious Torrance,

He tells me the best jokes,

He’s a good old bloke,

That tiny tortious Torrance, ...

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Definition of Leadership:

Giving your heart to others by listening to their heart


When you grow a leader who values people you help the whole world

Spirit Driven Poetry
DoormatThe LintelStage Fright Hold His HandWho is to Blame? Torrance The Tiny Tortious

Spirit Driven Leadership Stories
Wading through the weedsThe Gift of HopeLeft in the DarkYoung Jealousy | An 'Odd Couple'The HaiMAGIMy Father's ApprovalYour Love Never FailsCan a Frog Love?The AssignmentThe Carpenter's SonCome OnLAZARUS

Scholarly Articles for Spirit Driven Leadership
Enduring Values for Leadership DevelopmentLeadership for the Next GenertationLeading with a Creative and Innovative DesignThe Pig Pen PrincipleDesigning for the UnknownStrategic Thinking – Seeing the Unexpected ComingModel for an Emerging World - Systemic Organizational DesignThe God-Equipped Magnificent ObsessionLeadership Succession from Matthew's GospelGod. Whose Very Name is JealousIce SkatingDivine Empowerment of LeadersRegency Leadership TheoryJesus' Divine DesignChristian Model of Foresight