New Year New You

New Year New You

DAY 4 OF 6

"Become a leader like Jesus"

John Maxwell published a book in 2006 called The 360 Leader. The subtitle is, Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization. On the back there’s a tagline: “Don’t wait for that promotion! Start leading NOW… right where you are!”

Now, that may sound strange, until we come to realize that 99 percent of all leadership doesn’t come from the top. It comes from the middle of the organization.

There are many examples of this type of leadership in the Bible. One great one is Joseph. In the latter part of Genesis, Joseph rose from the shame of slavery to become Pharaoh’s right-hand man, thanks to his leadership among prisoners and the royal court. Ultimately, his faithful leadership meant he could lead his family out of famine. And of course, the ultimate 360-degree leader is Jesus Christ who led heaven and earth in humility from the manger to the cross.

Where can you show more leadership in the year ahead? Wherever it might be, look to Christ as the ultimate Leader and follow Him as you lead others.

Pray that God would help you to be a faithful leader in 2016, showing love to those you lead.

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New Year New You

Dr. Ed Young’s New Year, New You 6-day devotional plan helps you reconnect with God and grow your relationship with Him in the new year. You’ll discover proven truth on important topics like how to recognize God’s voice,...

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