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BE A LEADER

Deuteronomy 1:15...leaders...wise and knowledgeable men...

Someone said ... the day a leader looks back and find no one following behind him, he is no longer a leader, and he has become a follower. Good piece. This is a disaster for such a leader, because such testimony brings to question his own ability to move his followers along. He has become irrelevant. A leader must always be coming up with ideas and means of implementation, be it at home, church or in the office. A leader must take a lead. A leader is described as that person who (1) builds up people, (2) to achieve goals. I love that definition. You cannot be a leader if you are not building and pushing the people following you to achieve goals. In the course of pushing you are also building, not bullying or else the leaders will lose focus by distractions and unnecessary internal bickering.

Imagine Jesus in his earthly ministry. He was the one who cast the vision (Luke 4:18-19), and did everything to ensure that his goals w…