Category: Leadership

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.9.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 6 Rehoboam: Leaders Touch Hearts-1 Kings 12:1-24 A leader can’t connect with people only when he is communicating to groups; he must connect with individuals. The stronger the relationship and connection between individuals, the more likely the follower will want to help the leader. Some leaders have problems because they […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.2.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 5 Covenant Love-1 Samuel 20:1-41 Although Jonathan was the royal prince, he exalted and encouraged David, knowing he risked his future throne. First Samuel 20 describes the four characteristics of their friendship. Jonathan was: available (vv. 1-4); dependable (vv. 5-17); vulnerable (vv. 18-33); and responsible (vv. 34-42). And so Jonathan won David’s loyalty (v. 41). Abigail-1 Samuel 25:1-42 Following Samuel’s death, David […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.26.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 4 God Touches Hearts First-Deuteronomy 10:1-11:25 As the Ultimate Leader, God directs His people to obey Him. But He doesn’t simply demand obedience without giving sufficient reason. The Lord provides a good rationale for His people to obey Him. He reminds them that He first touched and blessed them—now, the only […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.12.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 2 Pharaoh Violates Law-Exodus 1:8-22 The first chapter of Exodus introduces us to a man with great power, but little character or wisdom. The leader of the most powerful nation of the ancient world, this pharaoh had little in common with the confident ruler who led Egypt during Joseph’s day. He […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.5.18 in Leadership

The Law of Connection Part 1 God and Abram-Genesis 12:1-7 At first glance, the incident at the Tower of Babel looks like an angry God bent on punishing the people for disobedience. It was much more than that; actually, God was implementing a plan called “divide and conquer. “In Genesis 11, the Lord divided the people […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 9.28.18 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Compassion Part 3 What to Cry About-Micah 1:1-9 The more leaders mature, the more value they place on people. When all is said and done, leadership isn’t about strategy, marketing, organization, efficiency, our high- quality products, but about people. Micah hurt when others hurt, even though they were in the wrong. The high […]

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Posted on 8.24.18 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Compassion Part 2 Leaders Must Empathize-Jeremiah 4:19-26 Compassion drove Jeremiah. He empathized with the flaws of his people, and even though he warned them of coming judgment, his proclamation sounded far from cold and sterile. He identified with the Israelites and anguished over their plight. This enabled him to lead over the long […]

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Posted on 8.17.18 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Compassion Part 1 Practice People Skills-Song of Solomon 5:1-6:13 What do leaders learn from the book Song of Solomon? Leaders must relate to their people from the soul, not nearly by protocol. The best way to overcome problems is to involve your heart, not just your head. When we fail at something, we […]

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Posted on 8.10.18 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Generosity Part 5 Building Generosity Into Your Life Nothing speaks to others more loudly or serves them better than a leader’s generosity. Effective leaders gather for others, then give it away. Consider several ways to cultivate generosity in your own life: Be grateful for whatever you have. Put people first. Don’t allow greed to control you. […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 8.3.18 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Generosity Part 4 Ananias and Sapphira Pretended-Acts 5:1-11 (negative) Leaders give of themselves liberally-as least, they did in the New Testament. The whole church enjoyed unity and generosity, and it all stared at the top. The example of the apostles spread a spirit of generosity throughout the whole church. Ananias and Sapphira pretended to give all the proceeds from […]

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