Author: Monaldo Walton

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 5.22.20 in Leadership

The Law of Reproduction Part 5 Giant Killers-1 Chronicles 20:4-8 First Chronicles 20 describes David’s army battling and beating Philistine giants. You can’t help but recall 1 Samuel 17, when young David killed Goliath. His men had simply learned the second verse of the same song. By this point in Israel’s history, David had selected and […]

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Posted on 5.15.20 in Leadership

The Law of Reproduction Part 4 Joshua Fails to Practice-Joshua 24:29 Joshua’s leadership failed at only one major point: He left no “Joshua” to follow him, as he had followed Moses. Joshua did not reproduce his leadership. Consequently, The Book of Judges records a time of anarchy, when “everyone did what was right in his own […]

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Posted on 5.8.20 in Leadership

The Law of Reproduction Part 3 The Needs of Next-Generation Leaders The interaction of Moses and Joshua demonstrates that reproducing leaders is not a quick, simple process. It closely resembles parenting. It requires time, emotional investment, and sacrifice. Moses undoubtedly tailored his mentoring to the needs of Joshua. That is important. If you are a […]

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Posted on 5.1.20 in Leadership

The Law of Reproduction Part 2 Moses and Joshua-Numbers 27:18-23 Of all the wonderful ways Moses expressed his leadership, the most strategic had to be the training of Joshua. Joshua became the leader who would complete the task of leading the people into the Promised Land. This successful “leadership reproduction” resulted from Moses’ example and equipping […]

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Posted on 4.24.20 in Leadership

The Law of Reproduction Part 1  Moses Became Leader-Exodus 18:19-26 Something revolutionary happened after Jethro confronted Moses over his leadership methods: Moses moved from merely ministering, to leading. Instead of doing all the judging himself, he released other leaders to join him and lead according to their gifts. At this point the government of Israel grew […]

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Posted on 4.17.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 6 Paul with Peter-Galatians 2:11-21 Paul teaches us how to critique someone. Consider his Checklist: 1. Check your motive. Your goal should be to help, not humiliate. 2. Make sure the issue is worthy of criticism. Does it really matter? 3. Be specific. Don’t drop hints, but clearly name the problem. […]

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Posted on 4.10.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 5 Follow-UP-2 Corinthians 2:6-8 Follow-up has to take place after confrontation. Organization and leadership must live up to their values. When confrontation is done well, the follow-up can be especially warm and personal. Compare the differences between Paul’s two letters to the Corinthians: 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians 1. Very objective content […]

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Posted on 4.3.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 4 Reuslts in Purity and Security-1 Corinthians 5:1-13 Why is confrontation so difficult? We often misunderstand its purpose. Our goal should not be to punish or excommunicate, but to restore. Confrontation is a redemptive act of leadership. So, what are the goals of a healthy confrontation? 1. Clarification: I will get […]

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Posted on 3.27.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 3 Zephaniah Gains Credibility-Zephaniah 2:4-15 While not everyone agreed with Zephaniah’s judgment on Judah, he gained widespread credibility due to his ability to confront tough issues. He called out specific groups of people to be judged for their sins, then named their specific sins. When leaders are willing to confront difficult […]

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Posted on 3.20.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 2 Art of Confrontation-Hosea 6:1-7:16 Hosea is not above speaking words of confrontation. Look at his train of thought: 1. He clarifies the desired relationship he wishes to have. 2. He defines the unacceptable behavior. 3. He highlights his values and priorities. 4. He lists the conduct that illustrates his point. […]

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