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Godly Leadership Principles by kpakpandoN(m): 6:45am On Oct 20, 2019
Leadership is very vital to God’s created order, so much so that even animals have a way of choosing leaders among themselves. When you watch wildlife documentaries, you will appreciate how important leadership is in fulfilling God’s plan and purpose in the affairs of living creatures.

Today, we shall be considering leadership from God’s perspective. I believe this will help us to set our priorities in order as we go about our leadership obligations where God has placed us, whether in the family, school, church, community or country.

In Luke 22:24-27, our Lord Jesus Christ taught godly leadership principles in response to an argument among His disciples on who should be their leader. Jesus did not only teach these principles theoretically, He also taught them practically with His leadership lifestyle. He specifically said in Luke 22:27:

“For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? Is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.
In this verse, the Lord established the principle of leadership by example. It is however amazing that many do not lead by example. Even in the Church today, some leaders demand hero-worship from the flock of Jesus Christ. Many guest ministers dictate the type of hotel accommodation their hosts should provide for them as part of the preconditions for accepting invitations to minister God’s word. Some even have a ‘price list’ stating the honorarium they must receive and the class of flight they must be flown in. instead of the richer ministers to support the upcoming ones with the wealth of experience they have, they scare them away from partaking of their anointing through the enormous cost of inviting them for ministrations.

Some senior pastors are becoming burdensome to junior ones because just one statutory visit from them places unbearable financial obligations on their growing parishes. If the spread of the gospel will not be inhibited, we must go back to the leadership principles of our Lord in John 13:13-15, which says:

Open Heaven for Today 20 October 2019 Sunday

Prayer Point

“Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.”

Beloved, only the principle of leadership through service can stand the test of time, even in the political arena. Selfish and self-centred leadership does not endure beyond the ordained tenure of a leader. Let us follow the leadership principles of Jesus Christ, built on love and firmness and devoid of hypocrisy.
Written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye.

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Re: Godly Leadership Principles by MANNABBQGRILLS: 8:59am On Oct 20, 2019
Some senior pastors are becoming burdensome to junior ones because just one statutory visit from them places unbearable financial obligations on their growing parishes
This is what the house of God has been turned into now.
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Truefaith: 8:59am On Oct 20, 2019
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Re: Godly Leadership Principles by shesawesome(f): 9:00am On Oct 20, 2019
kpakpandoN:
Leadership is very vital to God’s created order, so much so that even animals have a way of choosing leaders among themselves. When you watch wildlife documentaries, you will appreciate how important leadership is in fulfilling God’s plan and purpose in the affairs of living creatures.

Today, we shall be considering leadership from God’s perspective. I believe this will help us to set our priorities in order as we go about our leadership obligations where God has placed us, whether in the family, school, church, community or country.

In Luke 22:24-27, our Lord Jesus Christ taught godly leadership principles in response to an argument among His disciples on who should be their leader. Jesus did not only teach these principles theoretically, He also taught them practically with His leadership lifestyle. He specifically said in Luke 22:27:

“For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? Is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.
In this verse, the Lord established the principle of leadership by example. It is however amazing that many do not lead by example. Even in the Church today, some leaders demand hero-worship from the flock of Jesus Christ. Many guest ministers dictate the type of hotel accommodation their hosts should provide for them as part of the preconditions for accepting invitations to minister God’s word. Some even have a ‘price list’ stating the honorarium they must receive and the class of flight they must be flown in. instead of the richer ministers to support the upcoming ones with the wealth of experience they have, they scare them away from partaking of their anointing through the enormous cost of inviting them for ministrations.

Some senior pastors are becoming burdensome to junior ones because just one statutory visit from them places unbearable financial obligations on their growing parishes. If the spread of the gospel will not be inhibited, we must go back to the leadership principles of our Lord in John 13:13-15, which says:

Open Heaven for Today 20 October 2019 Sunday

Prayer Point

“Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.”

Beloved, only the principle of leadership through service can stand the test of time, even in the political arena. Selfish and self-centred leadership does not endure beyond the ordained tenure of a leader. Let us follow the leadership principles of Jesus Christ, built on love and firmness and devoid of hypocrisy.
Written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye.
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Eofclub: 9:02am On Oct 20, 2019
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Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Eofclub: 9:03am On Oct 20, 2019
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Re: Godly Leadership Principles by prince985(m): 9:03am On Oct 20, 2019
As can be drawn from the buybull, God's style of leadership encompasses mass genocide and bloodshed to accomplish virtually any simple thing.
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by UdalaMmicha: 9:03am On Oct 20, 2019
MANNABBQGRILLS:

This is what the house of God has been turned into now.

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Re: Godly Leadership Principles by PureGoldh(m): 9:04am On Oct 20, 2019
God bless you daddy Adeboye
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by sammysmiles(m): 9:15am On Oct 20, 2019
Glory
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Eportal123: 9:22am On Oct 20, 2019
Today is my birthday.

Say a lil prayer for me.
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Lamasta(m): 9:36am On Oct 20, 2019
Whosoever will be great among You let him/her be your minister/servant
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by abraham01emma01: 12:34pm On Oct 20, 2019
Thanks for your exaltation. May God increase your anointing. This is what we want to hear on the social Media
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Legendguru: 4:05pm On Oct 20, 2019
Hmmm
Re: Godly Leadership Principles by Mryacks(m): 10:31am On Oct 21, 2019
kpakpandoN:
Leadership is very vital to God’s created order, so much so that even animals have a way of choosing leaders among themselves. When you watch wildlife documentaries, you will appreciate how important leadership is in fulfilling God’s plan and purpose in the affairs of living creatures.

Today, we shall be considering leadership from God’s perspective. I believe this will help us to set our priorities in order as we go about our leadership obligations where God has placed us, whether in the family, school, church, community or country.

In Luke 22:24-27, our Lord Jesus Christ taught godly leadership principles in response to an argument among His disciples on who should be their leader. Jesus did not only teach these principles theoretically, He also taught them practically with His leadership lifestyle. He specifically said in Luke 22:27:

“For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? Is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.
In this verse, the Lord established the principle of leadership by example. It is however amazing that many do not lead by example. Even in the Church today, some leaders demand hero-worship from the flock of Jesus Christ. Many guest ministers dictate the type of hotel accommodation their hosts should provide for them as part of the preconditions for accepting invitations to minister God’s word. Some even have a ‘price list’ stating the honorarium they must receive and the class of flight they must be flown in. instead of the richer ministers to support the upcoming ones with the wealth of experience they have, they scare them away from partaking of their anointing through the enormous cost of inviting them for ministrations.

Some senior pastors are becoming burdensome to junior ones because just one statutory visit from them places unbearable financial obligations on their growing parishes. If the spread of the gospel will not be inhibited, we must go back to the leadership principles of our Lord in John 13:13-15, which says:

Open Heaven for Today 20 October 2019 Sunday

Prayer Point

“Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.”

Beloved, only the principle of leadership through service can stand the test of time, even in the political arena. Selfish and self-centred leadership does not endure beyond the ordained tenure of a leader. Let us follow the leadership principles of Jesus Christ, built on love and firmness and devoid of hypocrisy.
Written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye.

Our Lord Jesus Christ has set the perfect example for us to follow in all sphere of life. It is left for us his genuine followers to follow those same paths.

May the grace of God keep helping us to do so. Amen!

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