This short article focuses on President Bush's commitment to his vision and beliefs (not necessarily religious): Wired News
I have found myself disagreeing with many things He has done, but, like the previous post, I realize that as a leader you have to have a vision. And you have to pursue that vision with little thought or concern for the critics. Sometimes the critics have points that need to be considered, but the leader must follow his or her vision.
Leaders do not lead by consensus. They must also be willing to lead in the face of people leaving. That is the reality of life in a church plant (in any church for that matter). People leave because they do not agree with the vision. Sometimes, the leader has to evaluate the vision or the location where the vision is being attempted. The vision may be the wrong vision. Or, it may be the right vision, the church planter is just in the wrong location.
Here is a good article from Steve Sjogren's blog.