Leadership

As a Christian, you are called to be a leader. Now, you don’t need a title to be a leader. As a matter of fact, most of the leading you will do, will be without a title. The woman with the blood disease, led people to pursue healing by touching his garment. The woman at the well led people in her village to Christ. Abigail led David away from sinning....

First Response

David’s life suddenly resembled the lyrics of a country music song. He had been expelled from his homeland. A king sought his life. He had been robbed. His two wives and children were kidnapped. His closest friends talked of stoning him. But David’s response was priceless. He did not complain. He did not blame. He did not wallow in self-pity. He did not question God.  David’s first response was to:...

Character

Character- that seems to be what God is speaking to me about this season – the characteristics of a good leader. While David made some grave mistakes as King, he walked in excellence as he waited for Kingship. Here are leadership traits David displayed while he waited. 1. He was led by the Lord. Lord should I go or should I stay, he inquired.. He was not driven by fear....

Leading Well

Can I tell you a secret? Leadership is hard. Let me take that back, Leading well is difficult. Many of us desire to be in a position of influence but don’t quite understand the weight that carries. To lead well, one must possess wisdom. Solomon realized this and gave each of us an example of how to pray as we step into leadership: “Now give me wisdom and knowledge, that...

Great Not Perfect

King David was not a perfect king nor a perfect man. He made some serious mistake. He took a census even though he was advised against it and thousands died as a result. He murdered Uriah and stole his wife. He failed to discipline his children which led to a civil war. David was flawed. Yet God referred to David as the apple of his eye and promised David would...

Lead Like Jesus

Jesus humbled himself and washed his disciples feet. Jesus, God of the universe, Son of God, King of Kings, Prince of peace, savior of the world, washed the disciples’ nasty, grimy, filthy feet. He even washed Judas’ feet, knowing Judas would betray Him. Jesus said, “I have done this to set an example for you.” Now, I don’t think, or at least I hope (because feet are disgusting) that Jesus...