Go Ye Therefore

Leadership Issues: Change Part 2

Outward Reform-2 Kings 22:10-23:25

Throughout is 31 years of godly leadership, King Josiah wholeheartedly followed the Lord and devoted himself to leading the people well. His own spiritual passion soon began to influence Judah and eventually brought about public reform.

Even today Josiah remains a vivid example of a key biblical principle: Outward reform begins with inward renewal. The leader must experience personal change before he or she can implement public change. Leaders make an impact the same way an atomic bomb does: They implode before they explode.

The cycle of change worked this way for King Josiah:

Personal Renewal -> Personal Change Occurs -> Public Change Implemented -> Public Reform Occurs

Join me next time for Leadership Issues: Change Part 3