If you want to be a Biblical leader, consider these:
“Do to others as you would like them to do to you.” Luke 6:31
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3
Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. Proverbs 4:23
But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain —and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. Exodus 18:21
With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand. Psalms 78:72
But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant. Matthew 20:26
Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4
Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
He must become greater; I must become less. John 3:30
So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. Galatians 6:9
For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13
Perhaps you should choose one or two of these, write them down somewhere you’ll see it often, and commit it to memory. Of the ones about, which would most help your leadership right now?
What other verses would you recommend to leaders?
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Ron Edmondson serves as the senior pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky, and has an impressive history of church planting and church growth. A nationally known Christian leader, he was raised in a Christian home and active in his home church, First Baptist Church of Clarksville, Tennessee, serving as a lay leader, deacon, Sunday School director, and teacher. After twenty years in business, including time owning an insurance agency and a small manufacturing company, Ron heard God’s call to ministry.
A lifelong student of the Bible, Ron’s strong theological background guides him to teach faithfully from Scripture. Ron identifies himself as a wisdom seeker and a teacher.
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