Friday, October 18, 2013

Kingdom Leadership - Godly Qualities of Life

Photo - Mosaic in Berea, Greece: St. Paul preaching in Berea,
J. Lee Grady looks at the qualities of leadership needed for ministries that radiate the power of God in practical ways.

We found this helpful, and hope you do too. This is one of many resources we've found on the internet recently, and by sharing it with you, we hope you'll be encouraged to pour your life into younger leaders, raising them up, helping them become disciples who can change the world.

At a time when many Christian leaders today are failing, we need to reclaim these eight vital qualities:
1. You must have a sure calling. Nehemiah said to the king: “Send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers’ tombs, that I may rebuild it” (Neh. 2:5, NASB, emphasis added). Nehemiah was a “sent one.” He was called by God, and he surrendered. You must be convinced that you are called. You may have great preaching skills, a powerful anointing or a magnetic personality, but human abilities and God-given talents alone will not make you successful. You must know that you know that you know that God has sent you.
2. You need a heavenly burden. When Nehemiah heard that Jerusalem’s walls were destroyed and that the Jews were displaced... Read the rest here

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