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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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Posted on 3.13.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Confrontation Part 1 Comes with Territory-Ezekiel 23:36-39 At times a leader must confront sinful or destructive behavior in the ranks. No healthy leader enjoys confrontation, but no healthy leader avoids it, either. What can we learn from God and Ezekiel about confrontation? 1. Be compassionate. Ezekiel hurt as he recalled the sins of […]

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Posted on 3.6.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 7 Run with Passion-Hebrew 12:1-3 All the men and women of faith in Hebrews 11 “made it” because they felt passionate about their cause. The writer compares our lives to a race and tries to convince us that we must run with endurance if we plan to finish well. The text […]

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Posted on 2.28.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 6 Paul’s Energy-1 Corinthians 9:19-27 Paul was a leader who possessed both passion and discipline. The reason? He felt consumed with his mission. Note some truths about his leadership: 1. Paul’s passion exceeded his position. His position: I am free from all men. His passion: I have become a slave to […]

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Posted on 2.21.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 5 John Served with Gusto-Luke 3:2-22 (positive) John needed passion to fulfill his God-given calling. Every pioneer needs passion. Pioneers cannot be satisfied with mere maintenance, for they have nothing yet to maintain. They create from nothing. The common folk often view them as eccentric-but their passion attracts other pioneers. What […]

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Posted on 2.14.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 4 Consuming Love of God-Song of Solomon 1:1 In the Song of Solomon, we see a beautiful picture of the tender devotion that God means to be shared between a husband and wife. But we also see a picture of the love God wants His people to share with Jesus Christ. […]

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Posted on 2.7.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 3 Three Questions-Psalm 137-:1-6 Three great issues erupt from the lyrics of this psalm: the writer dreams, the writer cries, and the writer sings. These issues pose great questions for every leader: 1. What do you dream about? The psalmist remembered Zion; he longed to live again in his homeland. What […]

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Posted on 1.31.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 2 Absalom Ruins Own Cause-2 Samuel 13:22-18:9 (negative) Absalom died as a maverick leader whose passion went awry. What his story reveals about passion gone bad: 1. Passion without perspective brings death (13:22-29). 2. Passion will find expression, in either healthy or unhealthy ways (14:28-30). 3. People follow passion over orthodoxy, […]

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Posted on 1.24.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Passion Part 1 Purpose and Passion-Deuteronomy 4:32-40 When leaders project passion for their vision, they create an atmosphere of expectancy among the people. Moses often created at least three such atmospheres for the Jews: 1. A Sense of Destiny: Moses communicated a sense of God’s call on Israel’s future, a future they were […]

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Posted on 1.17.20 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 18 Positive and Negative Reinforcement-Jude 14-16 Four times Jude uses the word “ungodly” to guide his readers into a lifestyle pleasing to God. Like all good leaders, Jude understands the need for both positive and negative reinforcement. He empowers his readers to do what is right by sharing the rewards […]

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