Friends, let me tell you… The struggle is real. We all go through challenges.
Because you’ve chosen to step in, or move into, the position of a leader, you’re experiencing more struggle than the average person. Not only do you have the weight of your personal life on your shoulders, but you also have the weight of your organization’s struggles on your shoulders.
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This is weighty. This is heavy. And this can tear you down.
You don’t have to let the weight of this world destroy you. There’s more to this life than work and money.
Whenever I begin to feel stressed, I try to look towards the ultimate source of inspiration: The Bible. This book of wisdom is powerful. You can harness the words written thousands of years ago to remind you of God’s promises to and for you. Read more...
If I had to say what book has most influenced my views on leadership, this book would be the Bible. There is so much wisdom packed into the Bible it’s hard to say another book.
From the wisdom of Solomon to David teaching us how to praise God to Nehemiah taking the initiative to rebuild Jerusalem, the Bible is packed with leadership examples.
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The Bible is also a great place to go to for leadership inspiration. I’ve already shared encouraging Bible verses for leaders, Bible verses leaders need to memorize, and scary Bible verses for leaders.
These articles have only scratched the surface of the leadership wisdom found in the Bible. Today, we’re going to look at 10 more Bible verses for leaders. Read more...
Genesis 12:2 shares an insight into what God was doing in Abram’s life. He told Abram “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will your name great, and you will be a blessing.”
There’s something interesting in this verse. God told Abram that He was going to bless Abram and Abram would then become a blessing to others.
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I’m sure Abram was still a blessing to others before he received the blessing from God yet change was brought about when Abram was blessed. He was then able to be a blessing.
You Are Blessed
If you live in the United States of America, you are blessed. Even if you’re in the poor house, you have blessings people in other countries would kill for. Read more...
Three years ago I shared an article titled 20 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders. Today, I want to add to the list of encouraging Bible verses for young leaders.
The Bible is one of the greatest business books any leader could read. Deep insights into human psychology, history, and encouragement can be found throughout the Bible.
Let’s look at 25 encouraging Bible verses every leader should have memorized.
25 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders
1. Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. – 1 Timothy 4:12
2. So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. – Matthew 7:12
3. I can do all things through him who strengthens me. – Philippians 4:13 Read more...
The Bible is a wealth of leadership wisdom. There are scripture verses that encourage leaders.
There are also Bible verses that should scare leaders.
These scary Bible verses are rarely talked about. They’re kept under wraps and ignored by most.
I’ve even swept the troublesome Bible verses under the run and shared encouraging Bible verses for leaders with you, my readers.
This is a mistake. The Bible has clear warnings for leaders. If we ignore these challenging Bible verses, we are in deep trouble.
Today, I want to pull back the veil and share the Bible verses that should make leaders nervous. Are you ready for this?
1. Acts 20:28
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. Read more...