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Above All Else

"Choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. . . They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit." (Acts 6:3, 5)...
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More Essential Qualities of Leadership

"Deacons, likewise, are to be men worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain. They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience....
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Essential Qualities of Leadership

"Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money....
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Insights on Leadership from Peter

"Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve;...
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Insights on Leadership from Paul

"Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money....
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Can You Become a Leader?

"Send some men to explore the land of Canaan. . . From each ancestral tribe send one of its leaders." (Numbers 13:2) Jesus looked for a humbler sort of person, unspoiled by the sophistication of...
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Natural and Spiritual Leadership

"When I came to you . . . my message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power." (1 Corinthians 2:1,4) Leadership is influence, the...
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The Master's Master Principle

"Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all." (Mark 10:43–44) Christ taught that the kingdom of God was a community where...
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The Search for Leaders

"No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt a man. But it is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another." (Psalm 75:6–7) "Give me a man...
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An Honorable Ambition

"To aspire to leadership is an honorable ambition." (1 Timothy 3:1) "Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not." (Jeremiah 45:5) No doubt, Christians must resist a certain kind of ambition and...
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