I scheduled this to post on October 12!
When God wants to judge a nation, He gives them wicked rulers.
John Calvin (1509-1564)
If you have no opposition in the place you serve, you’re serving in the wrong place.
G. Campbell Morgan (1863-1945)
Leadership is about fearing God more than others do. Leadership is about revering God’s name. Leadership is not about taking pleasure in who God is and what He is like. Leadership is about making the chief end of your life helping, instructing, and challenging others to revere and delight in God’s name as well.
Mark Dever, The Message of the Old Testament (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2006), 437.
A true leader is not so much aware of the talents or gifts he has that others do not have as he is of the fact that he is as weak and as capable of sin as anyone. It is when leaders forget their sinfulness that they fall into sin and lose their ability to lead.
James Montgomery Boice, Nehemiah: Learning to Lead (Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1990), 24.
Our work is great; our time is short; the consequences of our labors are infinite.
John Newton (1725 – 1807)
Your leadership is an act of worship, and by following your lead, people should be brought into the presence of God more deeply and consistently.
George Barna, A Fish out of Water (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2002), p. 159.