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Luke Bobo writes In July 2016, Tom Nelson gave a lecture entitled “The Pastor’s Integral Life and Leadership.” While Nelson was specifically addressing pastors, this talk is certainly applicable to leaders, for the sake of their flourishing. Below are selected excerpts from his talk. “Flourishing leaders have as their starting point: intimacy with God. Intimacy with God means apprenticing ourselves to Jesus as a pathway to becoming integral persons as our “leadership flows from our own integral growth as a human being.”