From the Desk of Pastor Stan ……

Chapter 2—Learning to Lead Like Jesus with Love

In John 21:16-17, Jesus asks us to show our love for him by feeding and loving his sheep. Sheep—all who have given our lives to him. Chapter two for me shows that love is not only unconditional, but also patient, kind and non-judgmental. <!–split–>

Takeaways
  1. Loving leaders show kindness to others by treating them with honor and dignity.
  2. Loving leaders are long-suffering in their love for the unlovely as well as for the lovable.
  3. Loving leaders patiently look for a better way to wait to speak on another day.
  4. Loving leaders grow the capacity to love when they experience forgiveness often.
  5. Loving leaders are motivated to love by obeying Christ’s commands.
  6. Loving leaders persevere when motivated by the greater purpose of love.
  7. Loving leaders are able to love others well when they love themselves well.
  8. Loving leaders are successful when they are loved by the Lord and love others well.

Chapter 3—Learning to Lead Like Jesus With Accountability

The Bible informs us in Romans 14:12, that all of us must give an account of our stewardship.

Takeaways
  1. Accountable leaders take the time to develop plans and work them.
  2. Accountable leaders avoid compromising situations by having clearly defined boundaries.
  3. Accountable leaders fear God, submit to authority, and invite accountability.
  4. Accountable leaders do better because others are watching what they do.
  5. Accountable leaders clarify for their families what’s most important in life.
  6. Accountable leaders have purity plans, and mentors who hold them to their plans.
  7. Accountable leaders engage with communities of accountability.
  8. Accountable leaders set deadlines to help facilitate healthy decision-making.
  9. Accountable leaders are defined more by their “noes” than their “yeses.”
  10. Accountable leaders take the time to follow up and inspect what’s expected.

HE IS LORD

HE IS LORD

HE HAS RISEN FROM THE DEAD

AND HE IS LORD

EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW, EVERY TONGUE CONFESS

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!