The Lure of Leadership

Every leader will have his/her character tested. In fact, being a leader has its own unique challenges, your response to which will determine your success as a leader. Today I read about a flawed leader, King Herod Agrippa, whose decisions and their effects give me pause to consider my own heart. I pulled some excerpts of his story from Acts 12:1-3, 19-23 NLT. There exists a dangerous “Lure of Leadership” that must be exposed and confronted in every leader’s heart. 1. The lure of power. About that time King Herod Agrippa began… Read More

Following > Leading

Then, calling the crowd to join his disciples, he said, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake and for the sake of the Good News, you will save it. And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? (Mark… Read More