Legitimate Authority

Where does leadership come from? How can we recognize/create healthy leadership?

Sources of Authority (top-down)
A. Creation: I made you
B. Deliverance: I saved you
C. Election: You chose me
D. Delegation: They chose me
E. Inheritance: They gave me
F. Expertise: I understand
G. Power: I can make a difference

Sources of Legitimacy (bottom-up)

1. You know me
2. You choose me
3. You trust me
4. You love me
5. You know I love you
6. You know I’ll take care of you