The Worth of a Leader   

Destinations—part 5 of 6

Seth Gatchell, November 14, 2004

2 Timothy 2:2

 

 

2 Tim. 2:2 And what you have heard from me before many witnesses, entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

 

 

Matt. 9:36-38 The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

 

Destination 5: We exist to build leaders.

Professional leaders

Garden variety leaders

·     Leadership is   Influence  .

1 Tim. 4:12 Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.

·     Leadership is   Influence  .

2 Tim. 2:2 And what you have heard from me before many witnesses, entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

 

Leadership involves a:

   Task  .

   Team  .

 

Who is a leader?

A leader is someone with   followers.

Built on character , skill, knowledge, and     vision.

 

 

1 Samuel 16:7 But the Lord said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart."

 

 

 

1 Samuel 16:18 One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the Lord is with him."

 

Nehemiah 1:3 They said to me, "Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire."

 

Matthew 20:25 Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.”

 

 

Matthew 20:26-27 “Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, [27] and whoever wants to be first must be your slave.”

 

 

Luke 16:10 Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.

 

 

Luke 16:11 So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?

 

 

Luke 16:12 And if you have not been trustworthy with someone else's property, who will give you property of your own?

 

 

Acts 20:3-5 …Because the Jews made a plot against him just as he was about to sail for Syria, he decided to go back through Macedonia. [4] He was accompanied by Sopater son of Pyrrhus from Berea, Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, Gaius from Derbe, Timothy also, and Tychicus and Trophimus from the province of Asia. [5] These men went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.

 

Mark 3:14-19 He appointed twelve--designating them apostles--that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach… Simon Peter, James and John, Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

 

 

 

Leadership is   Learned  .

 

1 Samuel 14:6 Jonathan said to his young armor-bearer, "Come, let's go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised fellows. Perhaps the Lord will act in our behalf. Nothing can hinder the Lord from saving, whether by many or by few."

 

1 Samuel 14:7 "Do all that you have in mind," his armor-bearer said. "Go ahead; I am with you heart and soul."

 

2 Tim. 2:2 And what you have heard from me before many witnesses, entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

We Exist:

   For People Who Aren’t Here, Yet.

  To Build Marriages.

  To Build Kids.

  To Build Community.

  To Build   Leaders  .