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Posts tagged ‘Raymond Woodward’

27
May

Dynamics of Multiplying Leadership

LEADERS WHO DEVELOP FOLLOWERS…

LEADERS WHO DEVELOP LEADERS…

Focus on people’s WEAKNESS Focus on people’s STRENGTHS
SPEND time with people INVEST time with people
Lead everyone the SAME Lead everyone DIFFERENTLY
Impact the present GENERATION Impact the NEXT generation

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8
Sep

The Tests of Leadership – Part 1

Job 23:8-10  Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him: On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him: But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

In the ancient world there was no banking system as we know it today, and no paper money. All money was made from metal, heated until liquid, poured into moulds and allowed to cool. When the coins were cooled, it was necessary to smooth off the uneven edges. The coins were comparatively soft and of course many people shaved them closely. In one century, more than eighty laws were passed in Athens, to stop the practice of shaving down the coins then in circulation. But some money changers were men of integrity, who would accept no counterfeit money. They were men of honour who put only genuine full weighted money into circulation. Such men were called “dokimos” or “approved.”  That is what New Testament writers meant when they used this word, which is translated in the King James Version as “approved” or “tried” … Read more »