Leadership in government and business today is often equated with the creation of wealth, and growing the economy. [Psalm 72:1-7] calls for the creation of justice. Treating others with fairness and dignity is the “rain” that helps them to grow and be fruitful.
Restart: Compassion and Justice Reading Plan at YouVersion.com
It’s tempting for leaders to live out of insufficient sources of motivation – from sheer adrenaline or over caffeination to tracking it out on the ministry treadmill or running on auto-pilot. As leaders, we often face the question, “What am I living out of?” In other words, “What is my prime source of motivation and strength as a leader?” Christ wants us to obey him and live for him out of the motivation of relationship, intimacy and love (cf., Luke 10:27). And that intimacy stems from the place we give to God’s Word in our lives.
Restart: Leading with Confidence, day 2