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Leadership Principles from God’s Word:

GROWTH Mario Denton Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Passage to memorize Psalm 86:9-12 Teach me your way O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you o Lord my God with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Teachability • Good teachers are continual learners • We must keep learning or we will stop leading • We cannot afford to stagnate

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


God told Zechariah (1: 4-6) to learn from the … • • • • • •

Past Prophets People Problems Present Principles of God

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


The role of the wilderness

The role of the wilderness in the preparation of a leader cannot be over emphasized

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


The role of the wilderness Jesus spent 40 days alone in a dessert, abstaining from food and noise and distraction

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 1. They recognise that God will lead them into seasons of growth, not gratification

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 2. They fight battles and overcome temptations to take shortcuts

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 3. They learn discipline and the art of depending on God

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 4. They are broken of self-sufficiency and self-promotion Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 5. They solidify their sense of mission

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 6. They gain perspective

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


What happens to leaders in the wilderness seasons? 7. They are prepared to enter their vocation

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Seven signs of leadership in the early church. Acts 5: 1-42 • The leaders didn’t pursue growth, but practiced obedience, commitment, healthy relationships and faith • Growth was the natural result Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 1. Purity. The leaders didn’t settle for anything less than integrity Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 2. Power. The leaders modelled an attractive, supernatural power that meet human needs

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 3. Persecution. Opposition strengthen the leaders and their convictions

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 4. Proclamation. The leaders eagerly communicated their message

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 5. Priorities. The leaders clearly laid out their top priority, which made decisions easier Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 6. Praise. In the midst of adversity, leaders maintained an attitude of gratitude and praised God for everything Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Leadership ingredients that enable the church to grow. Acts 5 7. Perseverance. The leaders kept right on influencing others, living a life of conviction, not caution

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Prayer Focus • Father, In the name of Jesus, I surrender myself to walk in the Word. Your word living in me produces the Life in this world. • The word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. It makes my way plain before me. • I boldly and confidently say that my heart is fixed and established on the solid foundation – the Living Word of God! Amen Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Jesus, Mighty God  

JESUS, MIGHTY GOD OUR ROCK, OUR FORTRESS, OUR DEFENSE YOUR CONQUERING ARM WILL BE OUR STRENGTH OUR GOD OF POWER AND RIGHTEOUSNESS EVERY FOE WILL TREMBLE AT YOU NAME

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Learning, application and commitment: James 1: 22-25 • “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. • Do what it says. • Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in the mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. • But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” (NIV) Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Learning, application and commitment • One of the Biblical truths (principles) that I have learned from this lesson was … • I intend to apply this truth (principle) in my business/Ministry by: ….. • With the help of the Holy Spirit, I will begin applying this truth immediately. I ask and expect my group to hold me accountable for this and to check with me periodically to determine if I am doing so. Please ask me ….. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Jesus said: Take what I have given you and change the world!

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


Blessings from Mario Denton   Let's keep the good coaching vibes alive. Let's network. Become a member of the Strong Message People and Change Management Coaching Forum.   Tel (w) + 27(0) 82 88 29903. e-mail address: marden@mweb.co.za Website: www.strongmessage.co.za Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


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Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Growth


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