Abraham Lincoln said that “crisis doesn’t produce character, it reveals character!” In the midst of crisis, adversity, and tribulation, God wants to refine you as a leader. Although you are unlikely to enjoy the adversity that you are facing, know that it is for your good and God’s glory (Rom 8:28).
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It takes a lifetime to build your character and a second to destroy it. As a leader, it is vital that you keep yourself close to Jesus. Why? Because, if you are influencing others and making waves for the Kingdom, you have a giant target on your back.
Read Philemon 8-21. Notice the tone that Paul used to make his request.
- What can we learn from this example as we interact with others?
- Did Paul use his position to leverage influence or did he use his character?
What are true leadership qualities? True leadership comes from the character of the leader, not from position or title. As a leader, are people following you because they have to or do they follow willingly because of your character?