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 ....