Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: General Topics
- Scripture: Galatians 5:16-25
Nine Traits of a Christian Leader Part 1 Galatians 5:16-25
If you had to say who the best kings of Israel and Judah were in the Bible, who would you say? 2 Kings 15:3-4
Each of us does have a sphere of ______________ we are leaders in, and will give an account to God for how we used those positions to advance His causes.
The Apostle Paul, himself a tremendous leader, contrasts 2 ways to walk in this world. The first is to walk in the flesh, and the second is to walk in the ___________________. Eph. 1:13-14 I Cor. 3:16
The secret of victory in the Christian life is to say “__________” to God the Holy Spirit, one decision at a time.
Personnel determine the potential of the organization; Relationships determine the morale of the organization; Structure determines the size of the organization; Vision determines the direction of the organization; Leadership determines the success of the organization. -John Maxwell
Now let’s think about of the three tasks of a Christian leader.
First, leaders have task (s) they need to get ______________.
Second, leaders have _______________ to help develop.
Third, Christian leaders live and speak in such a way that those they lead are drawn _____________________ Jesus Christ.
Christian leadership is developing people through work, living and speaking in such a way that those led are drawn toward Jesus Christ.
The first trait of an effective Christian leader is _______________.
Why is love the first trait of an effective Christian leader?
Because people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Biblical love is a decision to deeply care about the welfare of others, and to act toward them and speak with them in ways that meet their __________________ needs.
I Corinthians 13 Ephesians 4:15
Now here are some ways you can show love to those you lead –
_____________________ for those you lead.
_____________________ their big days.
Spend time ____________________ with those you lead.
Schedule ___________________ time between “have-to’s” so you can spend time with people.
__________________ people when their job is the toughest