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Posted on 10.11.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 4  Saul Couldn’t Give Power Away-1 Samuel 18:7-29 King Saul clearly recognized David as a mighty warrior, a valuable team member, an obedient servant, a favored man, and an effective leader. He also clearly saw him as a potential successor and threat. Things didn’t get better when he heard the Israelite […]

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Posted on 10.4.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 3 Potential Leaders Need-Numbers 11:16-30 Often pastors in traditional churches ask, “Is it really my job to equip people to serve and lead? Am I not merely to be a shepherd and teach the people? This question demonstrates how our culture has blinded us to the biblical call for leaders […]

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Posted on 9.27.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment 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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Posted on 9.20.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 1 Joseph and His Brothers-Genesis 45:4-7 When Joseph’s brothers realize that the one, they had betrayed could now do with them what he pleased, they feared payback time had arrived. Instead of retaliating, however, Joseph blessed them and empowered them to complete the task that had brought them to Egypt: to […]

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Posted on 9.13.19 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Conflict Part 2 How to Manage-Matthew 18:15-20 According to Jesus, addressing conflict and healing offenses should be a priority for us. He even instructs us to postpone our worship if we remember an unresolved offense. Conflict will arise in any organization. Humans disagree because they are wired differently and have different agendas. Note […]

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Posted on 9.6.19 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Conflict Part 1 Conflict at Top-2 Samuel 2:4-11 Transitions often bring difficult times. Leaders who fail to plan for their departure invite trouble. Saul could have been a hero had he cooperated with God in preparing David to succeed him. Saul suffered from an “I” problem, an oversize ego that blinded him. Saul […]

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Posted on 8.30.19 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 9  Jesus Resolves Earth’s Conflicts-Revelation 19:1-21 Jesus will take decisive action to resolve our problems when He comes the second time. Like any effective leader, Jesus won’t put a bandage on the problem; He will solve it permanently. Take note of how efficiently the King of Kings has and will take care of […]

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Posted on 8.23.19 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 8  Reason, Results, Remedy-James 4:1-10 Good leaders discern the root of problems quickly and offer practical solutions. Most of the time they find people problems: The reason for our problems: Hedonism. James offers the answer to his own question. The source of their problems? Their own self-centered search for pleasure. The Greek […]

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Posted on 8.16.19 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 7  Maintain Perspective-James 1:1-8 James is vitally concerned with big-picture living. After his brief greeting, he jumps into how to handle problems. Because leadership depends to a large degree on problem solving, James remains relevant to every leader. He teaches us to approach problems with: Contemplation: We can find joy in the midst of […]

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Posted on 8.9.19 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 6  Healthy Confrontation-Philemon 8-10 The best way to solve many problems is to confront them. Sometimes those problems are people. Paul took great pains to confront Philemon about Onesimus. Consider these steps for confronting someone: Pray through your own anger. Don’t let emotion lead you. Wait until you can be objective. Initiate the […]

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