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Leaders are in a unique position to help their team develop their own leadership skills and reach their full potential. Read Luke 10:1-24.
Jesus was in the final year of His earthly ministry and according to Luke 9:51, “As the time approached for Him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.” In order to maximize the number of people He would talk to about the kingdom of heaven as He traveled to Jerusalem He “…appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of Him to every town and place where He was about to go.” These 72 were to “Heal the sick who are there and tell them, ‘the kingdom of God is near’” (10:9). Jesus used their assignment to develop the leadership skills of His teammates.
Whether stated or not, your team members have the question “Why should I follow you?” Leaders go on display before they ever get the chance to display their vision. Once followers gain confidence in the leader, there is a much better chance they will feel confident about the vision. Read Judges 6:1 – 8:35.
Gideon had seven qualities that attracted people to him as a leader: