Our Blogs

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.11.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 10  Disciples Embrace Vision-John 2:11 The apostle John gives Jesus eight titles in his first chapter alone: the Word (v. 1) God (v. 1) Life (v. 4) Light (v. 7) Fullness (v. 16) Christ (v. 17) Lord (v. 23) Lamb of God (v. 29) John 2 tells how Jesus’ disciples embrace […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 12.4.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 9  Jesus Builds Team-Luke 5:1-11 The Law of Buy-In reminds us that people buy in to the leader before they buy in to the vision of that leader. Jesus directed three seasoned fishermen to let down their nets in a certain part of the lake in order to get a catch. […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.27.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 8  Why Before What-Nehemiah 2:5-17 Nehemiah takes three days to size things up in Jerusalem before he speaks to the Jews, the officials, the priests, and the nobles. When he does speak, he practices the Law of Buy-In. He knows his countrymen would have to buy in to him before they […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.20.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 7  David Draws Loyal Renegades-1 Samuel 22:1-23:29 After David fled from Saul to the cave of Adullam, four hundred men sought him out to follow his leadership. The Bible describes these men as in distress, in debt, and discontented. Obviously, David had to train these “losers” if he was to create an […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.13.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 6  Seven Assets Followers Want in a Leader People always ask, “Why should I follow you? Leaders must understand that they themselves go on display before they ever get the chance to display their vision. Once followers gain confidence in the leader, they will feel confident about the vision. Note seven […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.6.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 5  The Anatomy of Buy In Gideon progressed from being an obscure member of a minor clan to a leader of the northern tribes. He grew as a leader through several stages: Started at home (character) A good leader first proves himself to those closest to him. Gideon started with ten household servants. With […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.30.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 4 Gideon: People Buy In-Judges 6:11-8:35 Many believe that if the cause is good enough, people will automatically buy into it and follow. That’s not how leadership works. People don’t at first follow worthy causes; they follow worthy leaders who promote worthwhile causes. People buy into the leader first, then the […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.23.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 3 Balaam Fails to Observe-Numbers 22:5-24:25 King Balak was a strong leader with a wrong vision. Balaam was a weaker leader, but had the right vision. The two blended like oil and water. Optimally, the right leader must be in place, with the right vision. People buy in to the […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.16.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 2 Leading Change-Exodus 24:1-7 It was a watershed day for everyone—a whole new life had begun! The Israelites got off to a fresh start when they affirmed the covenant God had offered them. To make it work however, they discovered they would have to change their lifestyles and shift their […]

Continue reading »

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.9.20 in Leadership

The Law of Buy-In Part 1 Moses Gains Credibility-Exodus 14:1-28 The approach of the Egyptian army terrified the Israelites, and they placed heavy pressure on Moses to handle this crisis. Moses didn’t panic, since he had seen the power of God’s handiwork. Instead, he exuded both poise and peace, winning for himself great credibility as a […]

Continue reading »

1 2 3 4 27