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Political powerbrokers and successful CEOs—they’re what the world thinks of when it thinks “leader.” What’s more, churches often seem to take their cues from the Fortune 500 and Capitol Hill—not God’s Word—when it comes to shepherding their people.
What does it take to be a leader by God’s definition? What traits should people see in you—what characteristics should shine through—if you’re going to effectively guide and nurture others? The overarching principle: Christian leaders are, first of all, servants.
Whether your name is on your church’s letterhead or you simply want to lead your family with excellence, make sure you’re pursuing the Qualities of an Excellent Servant. As John MacArthur will show you, those qualities are within your reach.