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God Centered Leadership

I ran across an article on God centered leadership recently. It had some questions in it that challenged me to think about the way that I lead. I thought it was good in terms of evaluating my leadership and I like a challenge, so I’ll pass a summary of the questions on to you.

God Centered Leadership

 

Am I serving with the right motivation?

Matt 22:37-40

[37] Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’* [38] This is the first and greatest commandment. [39] And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’* [40] All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

 

Am I serving with the right ambitions?

Matt 20:25-28

[25] Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. [26] Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, [27] and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— [28] just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

 

Am I serving with a good balance

Matt 12:1-7

[12:1] At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. [2] When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath.”

[3] He answered, “Haven’t you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? [4] He entered the house of God, and he and his companions ate the consecrated bread—which was not lawful for them to do, but only for the priests. [5] Or haven’t you read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple desecrate the day and yet are innocent? [6] I tell you that one* greater than the temple is here. [7] If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’* you would not have condemned the innocent. [8] For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”

Also see Luke 10:38-42

 

Am I encouraging everyone to be involved?

Eph 4:16

[16] From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.

Am I encouraging the right kind of unity?

Phil 2:1-4

[2:1] If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, [2] then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. [3] Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. [4] Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

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Blessings,

Will Singer

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March 9, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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