Thursday, August 05, 2010

Three Things Every Leader Needs.

I. Patience - to sometimes be patient and listen to others. Rome wasn't built in one day.

II. Persistence - to endure the obstacles, and to carry on.  James 1 talks about perserving. It is the whole having the Big picture in mind.

III. Passion. - having the desire, the ambition to achieve what must be done. In Paul's letter to Timothy, he talks about that elders must have a desire for the office (I Timothy 3:1)

I see a lot of leaders that have passion, but don't want to endure the obstacles or are patient in ministry. Sometimes I think that some leaders would rather have things handed to them on a silver platter; rather than work for it and see the rewards that come with the work. Afterall, God is the one that gives the Increase ....

1 comment:

Ben Erickson said...

Very true about the passion and persistence. They go hand in hand. I am actually just a youth from ITSC Yound Adults ministry and came across this article and it was encouraging to read:) Thanx and God bless!

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