Category: Leadership

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 1.18.19 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 16  Paul Effective in Athens-Acts 17:22-34  Peter, Stephen, and Paul all practiced the Law of Connection in the four sermons that Luke records (Acts 2:14-36; 7:2-53; 13:16-41; 17:22-31). The one Paul delivered in Acts 17 is a masterpiece. He connected brilliantly with people from a different culture, showing he understood both Greek society and human needs. Read his […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 1.11.19 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 15  Jesus a Shepard-John 10:1-16  Jesus describes Himself as the Good Shepherd, a leader who guides His people as a shepherd leads his sheep. The Old Testament prophets use this metaphor many times, from Moses (Num. 27:15-17) all the way to Ezekiel (Ezek. 34:1-10). Everyone who wants to lead in the kingdom of […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 1.4.19 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 14 Jesus Changes a City-John 4:1-26 We don’t even know her name. Other Jews wouldn’t even speak with her. Yet because Jesus was different, He spoke with this Samaritan woman—a snubbed gender within a despised race. Through this personal connection, God reached an entire city. We learn at least seven principles […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.28.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 13 Jesus Met Needs First-Luke 8:24-9:6 Jesus always approached people to meet their needs before He asked them to follow or obey Him. After He delivered the demonized man in Gadara, the man wanted to do something in return. Jesus told him to return to his hometown and spread the news […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.21.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 12 Malachi Touches Heart First-Malachi 1:2-14 Malachi begins his book by practicing the Law of Connection. Prior to any declarations of judgment, Malachi speaks words of compassion, straight from the heart of God (Mal. 1:2-5). The Lord reviews how much He loves the people, how He has chosen them and privileged them […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.14.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 11 Reception, Not Rebellion-Jeremiah 52:1-11 God judged Zedekiah because he rebelled against the king of Babylon. Zedekiah forgot that even the leader works for someone. His rebellion led to the downfall of Jerusalem. Leaders must remember they are stewards of the people God has given them. A leader’s rebellion leads to […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.7.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 10 Call Pushes Communication-Isaiah 7:1-17 Isaiah wants to communicate a message that begins to burn inside of him (as it did with Jeremiah). The divine message gives him an urgency to connect with others and spread God’s word. God’s call gives him a divine compulsion to speak and act. A leader’s […]

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Posted on 11.30.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 9 Construction Follows Connection-Nehemiah 2:17, 18 Nehemiah connected with the hearts of his volunteers before asking them to sacrifice their time and energy. He appealed to their sense of dignity, identity, and responsibility. The wall went up in record time because he won the hearts of the builders prior to winning the […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.23.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 8 Cyrus Rules-Ezra 1:1-7 Unlike King Rehoboam, the Persian King Cyrus was able to connect with God’s people. He first displayed mercy and then identify with the values and heart of his people. This allowed him to strengthen his reign. What enabled King Cyrus to connect with the people? Ezra tells […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.16.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 7 When You Connect with People Connecting with people isn’t complicated, but it takes effort. Observe how Rehoboam neglected this priority: Your people are more willing to take action when you first move them with emotion. Even when King Solomon’s elders advised Rehoboam that he could win the people’s hearts forever […]

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