As spiritual leaders, all of us want to have a sense that we’re operating in the will of God. Certainly we don’t want to lead outside of it.
But the big question is: how would you know if you’re in God’s will?
The reason to ask is obvious: Do you have an assumed picture of what God’s plan for your “leadership life” should look like? Personalize this and take the leadership factor out of it: Would it mean that life’s circumstances would all be good? Would you be single or
There is one thing that makes “leadership seasons” manageable... Last night, the leader of our small group (Zoomed, of course…we’re still in Covidland), read through a familiar passage in Joshua. Dana asked us to imagine in Lectio Divina-style what God was highlighting in this particular reading. In it, God was commanding Joshua to be “strong and courageous”—that just as He had been with Moses, He would always be with him.
God was striking a balance between His demand (isn’
The story of Joseph in Genesis is a powerful study in leadership...and humility. You know the account: his brothers had tormented him as a teenager and sold him to slave-traders. Though suffering several painful setbacks over many years, Joseph eventually became the number two guy in Egypt, the most powerful empire in the world.
Later, during a severe famine, his brothers traveled to the palace begging for food…not realizing they were in the presence of their long-lost broth
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