Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 1
Sarah Has It Her Way-Genesis 16:1-16 (negative)
Those who master problem solving-one of the 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader-find that it’s one of the fastest ways to gain leadership in any group. Anyone who can solve problems will never lack influence.
But the influence gained isn’t always positive.
The real problem facing Sarah was not a need for offspring, but her own impatience. Sarah wanted control-something that has afflicted many leaders throughout history. Instead of trusting God, Sarah tried to make the promise come true by using her own methods and according to her own timetable. She depended upon her own strength when she should have leaned on Almighty God. She illustrates what happens when an insecure leader tries to work independently of God. Insecure leaders:
Join me next time for Leadership Qualities: Listening Part 2