10 Characteristics of a Spiritually Plateaued Leader

1. Avoids relationships of personal accountability

2. Rarely applies the truths of God’s Word to himself personally

3. Has replaced his joy, peace, and love with envy and resentment

4. Frequently looks for greener pastures in other places

5. Finds faults in others more often than in self

6. Burned out with busyness that has been substituted for simply intimacy with Christ

7. Compromises on ethical principles once held dear

8. Stays w/in safe areas of expertise rather than new learning endeavors

9. Unable to acknowledge  the wisdom of others

10. Has reduced the Christian life to a routine

(Taken from Neil Cole’s book, Organic Leadership, pg. 22-25: list by Terry Walling)