If you are a Christ-follower, your existence revolves around loving God (Deu 6:4-6). As a spiritual leader, your key responsibility is to transfer that truth to your spiritual children (Deu 6:7-9).
…thou shalt teach them diligently…
Though it’s more pleasant to tell others what they are doing well, there are times when a leader must bring concerns to people’s attention. How do you handle situations like that? Do you hesitate to confront others?
…it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith…
Effective leadership is interactive. Consider 2John 12 and 3John 13-14
Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.