Rest in what you don’t know or rest assured God isn’t in it. The faith factor is a gentle assurance that the leader doesn’t have it all figured out. God is too big, his plans are too vast, his involvement is too unpredictable. Do your due diligence and dot every “i” you know about. Gather all the information you can about the decision at hand. But, infuse the current moment with prayer. You can’t ever see everything. You can’t know everything. You can’t anticipate every contingency. You cannot be ahead of the ball at every point. You would be a faithless leader.
Let God cover it. Go where you cannot go alone. Do what you cannot do without God doing it through you. Moses was completely hands-off in the mismatched battle against the Amalekites. The battle raged beyond his direct supervision, outside his communication lines, and past his immediate jurisdiction. Instead, Moses was hands-up. The more Moses stayed out of it and lifted his hands over it the more God was free to cover the battle with victory.
As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning… – Exodus 17:8-16