Importance Of Godly Leadership
slide 1 - influence of leadership
slide 2 - impact of leadership
1 - WHAT QUALIFIES THEM? CHARACTER - (PREREQUISITES)
EXPLAIN THE ICEBERG PRINCIPLE - Godly character supports gifting
What do people look for in leaders?
What do you look for most in your leader?
2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; 3 not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous; 4 one who rules his own house well, having his children in submission with all reverence 5 (for if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?); 6 not a novice, lest being puffed up with pride he fall into the same condemnation as the devil. 7 Moreover he must have a good testimony among those who are outside, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
1 TIMOTHY 3:
2 - WHERE DO WE FIND THEM? SERVING IN THEIR AREA OF PASSION
This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work.
What will the leader fight, stand, and sacrifice for?
3 - MARKS OF MATURITY
WEARS AUTHORITY WELL
HANDLES FEEDBACK HONORABLY
HE THAT CANNOT OBEY CANNOT LEAD - BEN FRANKLIN
And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.