Skip to main content

Restless

The world is at your fingers tips.
Keeping juggling.
I stumbled across another article that talks about some of the elements of leadership. 

One of the things the article mentioned about spiritual leaders (I'm referring to anyone who brings people to Christ) is that they're restless. Boy oh boy can I can identify. The article said the following:

"Spiritual leaders have a holy discontentment with the status quo. Non-leaders have inertia that causes them to settle in and makes them very hard to move off of dead center. Leaders have a hankering to change, to move, to reach out, to grow, and to take a group or an institution to new dimensions of ministry." 

How many of you can relate? From a young age I knew I was a leader. I just always acted like a manager and a girl who liked to help people in some way. I remember at about 10 years old, always being the teacher leading my brother and sister during the class in our makeshift bedroom classroom. I would give assignments, tell them my expectations, and get very impatient when they didn't turn in their homework (yes I gave homework). I don't know if I just always acted like a leader and my mother treated me as such or if my mother treated me like a leader and I felt comfortable with the role. Probably a combination of the two. 

Nevertheless, leadership is obvious in some people. Anyone and everyone can and should be a leader though -- everyone can bring others to Christ in the ways the Lord gave them. So, we must continue to push through in order to be effective in the land.

"I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3:14).

So, to all the leaders and future leaders, are you restless in the name of the Lord? If you are, that's fantastic and He is well pleased with you. 


For daily encouragement, visit and share this blog, my FacebookTwitterInstagram
PinterestLinkedin, & Snapchat: InSharonsHeart.

Article reference: 
http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/the-marks-of-a-spiritual-leader

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

I feel free

Daily Devotional Podcast. Follow along with blog post. How are you feeling today? What kind of head space have you been in lately? I ask, because I'm just wondering if anybody feels like me -- free like me. Free as an eagle. Free as can be. That's right, out with doing business the old stale way and in with a fresh new operation. It's a shifting happening in the atmosphere of Sharon's life and I'm moving on to the big and awesome things God has for me. What  do you say for yourself? What are you speaking over your life? What it is for you?  For me, I am no longer afraid to go out in the deep end. I am no longer afraid to fly higher, I am no longer concerned about what I have or do not have, and I am no longer concerned about what anybody thinks or says. Who the heck cares anymore? I don't. Because God tells me he doesn't give me a spirit of fear or timidity ( 2 Timothy 1 :7) , but He gives me a spirit of love, confidence, power, self-control, and

Protecting My Peace - Day 98 - Momentum and Movement, That’s What's Up

Click to listen to current podcast episode. “Never Giving Up” are power-words — strong affirmations that give us momentum and movement. That’s what’s up. We can do so much more in our lives when we have momentum and movement. It’s about standing, literally and not sitting or laying around feeling sorry for ourselves. I used to do that once upon a time and that sorrowful thinking is for the birds. We don’t have to be down. We can get up and get going even if we start small. In fact, I love starting small, because it helps set a firm foundation of habits and routines. Momentum and movement will help us get and maintain a position of strength to do what God says we can do. CLICK  to get my latest ebook collection that will help you get MOVING regarding the things you want in your life.  

God is Real

I've often had conversations about how we know God is real, about how we know His spirit lives, about how we know we are spiritual beings in human form (not the other way around). The answers lie in the beginning starting with the living  spirit of God and how the world began. God is Real. He's a living breathing spirit, an organism.  God is love . I often wonder how it is that some people think the opposite though. That the world began with a bang, a big bang, a black hole, whatever else they want to call it. The question I always raise to such a "theory" is, how was love created? How was flesh, blood, bones, or our souls created? What I mean by soul is that part of us that perceives "silently" what we do, think, believe, feel, and our mind, our will, our intellect, our emotions. Science or no bang or hole of any sort can explain that. If science can indeed come up with an explanation that does not include God, then let me know. In fact, let us all kno