Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Sep 9, 2007
Samuel Logan Brengle said: Spiritual leadership is not won by promotion, but by prayers and tears. It is attained by much heart-searching and humbling before God; by self-surrender, a courageous sacrifice of every idol, a bold, uncompromising, and uncomplaining embracing of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2010
SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP BEGINS AT HOME
I like the way Paul Carlson put it in Leadership Journal years ago. He said, "Your spiritual leadership begins at home. In dealing with the family, remember that you have been blessed by the Lord, not beatified. Don’t expect your wife to stop asking you to
Contributed by Gary Bordelon on Sep 21, 2002
J. Oswald Sanders writing in his book on spiritual leadership said - "If those who hold influence over others fail to lead toward the spiritual uplands, then surely the path to the lowlands will be well worn. People travel together;
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 18, 2014
David Wheeler tells of a funeral procession that illustrates a leader’s influence. David officiated at a funeral. In accordance with custom, after the funeral, the attenders filed out of the funeral home and into their waiting cars to form a processional to the cemetery. The hearse led the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009
THE NEED OF A CLARION VOICE
Sanders wrote in his epic book Spiritual leadership, "The church has always prospered most when it has been blessed with strong and spiritual leaders who expected and experienced the touch of God in their service. The lack of such men is a symptom of the malaise that
Contributed by Don Hawks on Apr 4, 2002
• We do well to remember, before we consign the concept of spiritual leadership to the arena of the superstar, that we serve a God who invaded this
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 22, 2002
A leader is a person who has the ability to get others to do what they don’t want to do, and like it.
President Harry S.
Contributed by Bruce Smith on Jul 12, 2002
Christian workers and volunteers sometimes make the mistake of thinking their work is so important that they are justified in ignoring their families. Spiritual leadership, however, must begin at home. If a man is not willing to care
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"From 40 to 60 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership.As President of the United States and servant of God, he has much more to do than to run a desk as the head of the greatest corporation in the
“Why Should leaders (Christians) Pray?"
Blackaby answers this question with 6 reasons why spiritual leaders need to pray. Spiritual Leadership page 153:
1. Prayer is an essential leadership (Christian) activity.
2. Prayer brings the Spirit’s filling.
3. Prayer brings God’s
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2006
Women Dominate Christian Ranks: Barna Research reports that 46% of the nation’s women have beliefs that classify them as born again, versus 36% of men, meaning there are 11 to 13 million more born again women than men in the U.S. This helps explain why women account for nearly 80% of all Christian
Contributed by Tim White on May 7, 2011
LEADERS ARE BORN AND MADE
J. Oswald Sanders in his classic “Spiritual Leadership” believes that leaders are both born and made. “While conversion does not normally make leaders of people who would never become such otherwise, Church history teaches that in the hour of full surrender the Holy
Contributed by Tim White on May 8, 2011
LEADERSHIP AND PRAYER
Henry and Richard Blackaby in Spiritual Leadership in chapter seven "The Leader's Influence" stress that leaders influence others through prayer. They give six reasons why leaders should pray. The fourth reason is "God is all-powerful. . . .God can do far more than even the
Contributed by Lee Proctor on Jun 19, 2002
In 1944, Leander McCormick-Goodheart, a recruiter for the Ford Motor Company, toured fifty universities across the United States to recruit the outstanding graduating student of each institution. At Leigh University, he met a young man named Lee Iacocca and offered him a position at Ford. This
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 16, 2003
C. Recent research is shining light on the importance of male spiritual leadership in the home. Among their findings is the reality that 68 million of our nation’s 94 million men don’t attend any church. This, in spite of the fact, that 86% of them grew up with some sort of church background.
Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
Leander McCormick-Goodheart was a recruiter for the Ford Motor Company in 1944. He toured fifty universities across the United States to recruit the outstanding graduating student of each institution. At Leigh University, he met a young man named Lee and offered him a position at
Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 23, 2004
Philippine Missionary Fellowship, Inc. is a mission-organization founded in 1957. It is now 46 years old. Members, workers, leaders and sponsors have come and go but the mission of the Lord is continuously growing and doing mightily in the sight of God. At present, there are 260 workers in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Books Influence Pastors: A new Barna survey finds Rick Warren’s The Purpose-Driven Life and The Purpose-Driven Church (Zondervan) are the most helpful books protestant pastors have read in the last 3 years. Other popular titles were What’s So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey (Zondervan); Fresh