Discuss 1.1: What Makes a Leader… A Leader? 20 20 unread replies. 20 20 replies. Prompt After completing this week’s readings and reviewing the resources in the “Explore” section, answer both of the following questions. What do YOU see as the key difference between a manager and a leader? Think about the Christian leader who you respect the most (supervisor, pastor, parent, peer, etc.). What traits or characteristics does the individual possess that make him/her an effective leader? Why do you respect them more than other leaders? How is the way that they lead affected by their faith?