Leadership Qualities: Generosity Part 3
Leaders Give First-Ecclesiastes 11:1-9
Solomon counsels leaders to be generous, giving before they receive. And why should leaders initiate giving? Because they know they will eventually receive a hefty return. Wise leaders embrace the following truths about generosity:
Leaders Bless People-Song of Solomon 4:1-16
Good leaders give the “blessing” to those they lead. Gary Smalley and John Trent remind us that the blessing contains five key elements:
Candle Loses Nothing-Luke 9:12-17
God likes win/win situations. We see this in the account of the feeding of the five thousand. Jesus took one basket of fish and bread, blessed it, and fed multitudes. Whoever gave up his lunch basket in the beginning, received 12 times more at the end of the day. This is how generosity works.
Join me next time for Leadership Qualities: Generosity Part 4