Presentation on theme: "Servant Leadership. Not overbearing - controlling Loves what is good Holy Disciplined Respectable Temperate Keeps hold of truth Manages own family Tested."— Presentation transcript:
Not overbearing - controlling Loves what is good Holy Disciplined Respectable Temperate Keeps hold of truth Manages own family Tested Self controlled Hospitable Able to teach Gentle, sincere, not quarrelsome Not a lover of money or pursues dishonest gain Not a recent convert Good reputation with outsiders CHOOSING LEADERS 1Timothy 3:2-11 & Titus 1:7-9
SERVANT LEADERSHIP Philippians 2:5-8 - True leadership begins with a servant heart Mark 10:35-40 - Servant leaders follow Jesus rather than seek position and glory Mark 10:41-45 - Servant leaders give up their own rights to serve others John 13:3-5,12-17 - Servant leaders take up the towel of Jesus to meet needs of others
SERVANT LEADERSHIP Matt 28:19-20, Exodus 18:17-21 - Servant leaders share responsibilities, and empower others to lead. Deuteronomy 17:18-20a - Servant leaders know where they are leading John 15:1-5, Nehemiah 1:4 - Servant leaders spend time in scripture and prayer
SERVANT LEADERSHIP Servant Leaders Equip Others Encourage them to serve Thess 5:11 Qualify Them For service 2Tim 2:2 Understand Their Needs Luke 11:1 Instruct Them 1Tim 4:11-12 Pray for Them John17:6-10,15-20
SERVANT LEADERS ARE A TEAM Togetherness Mark 6:7 Empowerment Acts 1:8 Accountability Hebrews 13:17 Mentoring Matt 5:1-2 Luke 6:12-13
SERVANT LEADERS LEAD A TEAM Nehemiah 2:12-13 Examines and develops a plan Nehemiah 2:17 States & defines the problem - with personal commitment “Let Us” Nehemiah 2:18 Transfers their passion to others and encourages them with past success Nehemiah 2:20 Is God dependent
SERVANT LEADERS LEAD A TEAM Nehemiah 3: High priest and fellow priests(verse 1) Men of Jericho (verse 2) Men of Tekoa - but their nobles would not put their shoulders to works (verse 5) Goldsmiths and perfume maker (verse 8) Ruler of district & daughters (verse 12)
Leaders Response Prayer (v 4-5) Perseverance (v 6) Prayer (v 9) Protection ( v 9) Gathered Together for encouragement (v 13-14) Continued work ( v 21) Worked with the people (v 23) SERVANT LEADERS FACE OPPOSITION TOGETHER Nehemiah 4 External Opposition Public Ridicule (v 1) Attack Plan (v 8) Played on Fears (v 11) Internal Opposition Exhaustion (v 10) Doubt (v 12)
SERVANT LEADERS FACE OPPOSITION TOGETHER All true work of God is opposed! Persistent opposition calls for persistent dependence and focus on Christ. Perseverance!
SERVANT LEADERS ARE A TEAM Team Ministry is a group of disciples bound together under the lordship of Jesus Christ who are committed to a shared goal of meeting a particular need.
Vision: Fourth Day Leaders Embodying Christ Mission: Empowering Leaders through Emmaus ands Chrysalis to be the Hands and Feet of Christ
We are to be disciples making other disciples, not authorities making other authorities. How are we already looking for future leaders? What can we do better to choose the leaders Christ is calling us to see?