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Posts tagged ‘characteristics’

23
Dec

The Ingredients of Leaders (in Developing Nations)

“Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus” (Acts 4:13).

The New Testament in Contemporary English entitled, The Message by Eugene H. Peterson tells us, “They couldn’t take their eyes off them-Peter and John standing there so confident, so sure of themselves!  Their fascination deepened when they realized these two laymen had no training in Scripture or formal education. They recognized them as companions of Jesus” (Page 245).

Here stood two men, uneducated and unlearned, and a group of Jewish leaders who could not take their eyes off them, and marveled.  It is time for leaders in developing nations of the world, even with their limited educational background and disadvantages of poverty and adverse situations, to stand up and take their place in leadership. There is no reason for intimidation or feeling you are lesser than leaders in developed countries. Read more »

4
Jul

Characteristics of a Leader

It has been said: “A leader is one who knows the way…goes the way…and shows the way.” Leaders must know how to inspire and motivate, how to bring out the best in others, and how to rally people to accomplish significant pursuits. Read more »