Category: Leadership

Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.15.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 9 Jesus Empowered His Team-Luke 10:1-24 Jesus gave away His power to a team of 70 leaders and sent them out. Although they felt apprehensive about this first ministry tour, Jesus gave them everything they needed to succeed. Note how He equipped these leaders: to them and sent them out […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.8.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 8  Jesus Touches Hearts Matthew 11:28-30 Although Jesus puts His early disciples to work, He knows He has to touch their hearts before He asks for their hands. So He promises to give them rest. The word “rest” refers to an inward holiday—not a cessation of activity, but a whole new […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 11.1.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 7 Jesus Gave Power Away-Matthew 10:1-15 Effective leadership attracts and brokers the talents of others. Leaders must develop others to reach their potential. No one did this better than Jesus. In Matthew 10 we see the results of Jesus’ vision for more workers (9:37, 38). Even though He has not […]

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Go Ye Therefore

Posted on 10.25.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 6  Herod Abused Power-Matthew 2:3-18 King Herod failed to empower anyone; in fact, he drained power from people in a continual grab for power. Check out the ugly symptoms we see in his leadership that every one of us should avoid: He felt disturbed and threatened when he learned of a […]

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Posted on 10.18.19 in Leadership

The Law of Empowerment Part 5  Hosea Loves by Decision-Hosea 3:1 In Hosea 3 the prophet receives one profound command. He is told to go and reconcile with his wife, who remains in an adulterous relationship. He is told to act, not react. He is to love Gomer rather than take revenge. God calls leaders to […]

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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. […]

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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: […]

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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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