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No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.- John 15:15 (NKJV)

The biblical example of keeping people in the loop comes directly from Jesus Christ.  He was deliberate in how He shared with His disciples His departure from earth.  Beyond sharing that his departure was inevitable and nearing, Jesus shared words of comfort with His disciples.  In essence, Jesus offered assurance to His disciples by keeping them in the loop.  He involved His disciples as friends, not simply as servants, because He made His plans known to themAs leaders, we should take something from the Lord’s example.  We need to keep people informed so that they will stay involved.  Informed people are usually involved people.  Do you want to see what happens to stop people from getting involved? The best way to kill involvement is to stop the flow of information.  Get into the practice of informing people in various ways through a wide variety of means.

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