I read a great blog article today titled “Learning to Be a Weak Leader” (Click HERE to see article). It was a strange title, but the article was “spot on” at reminding me of one of the greatest truths in Biblical Leadership….it’s not about me, it’s about Him.
Or, more succinctly, “Christian leaders lead best when they, in their weakness, rely on the power of God to guide others.”
The blog article expands on this idea in three key points (along with compelling scripture references to help illustrate each point):
- God sometimes takes leaders into impossible situations to remind us that He alone is our warrior.
- God sometimes leaves us in spiritual battles to keep us weak.
- God seeks giant-slaying shepherd boys more than census-taking mighty kings. (1 Samuel 17 versus 1 Chronicles 21)
Another example might be King Asa of Judah who got it…
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