Category: Leadership

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted on 10.2.20 in Leadership

Leadership Issues: Control Leaders Know Difference-Proverbs 21:1 Leaders can and should make their plans, but they must never forget that it is God who controls the future. Successful leaders remember this and therefore know the difference between being in charge and being in control. We kid ourselves if we think we are in control. We […]

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Posted on 9.25.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Positive Attitude Part 7  Determined Attitude-Philippians 1:12-18 A personal sense of purpose works in two ways. First, we work on it. Then, it works on us. Once Paul had determined his life mission, that purpose daily improved his attitude. In prison, shipwrecks, beatings, through trials and debates, Paul kept on smiling because of his strong […]

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Posted on 9.18.20 in Leadership

Leadership Qualities: Positive Attitude Part 6  Attitude of a Leader-Romans 1:1, 14-16 Paul begins Romans by profiling himself as a servant of the Lord Jesus. Before he is an apostle or a preacher of the gospel, he is a servant. This is the most comprehensive picture of leadership in the New Testament. Paul uses the Greek […]

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