Wisdom is seeing and living life from God’s perspective. Pastors need to live and lead wisely. How?
Today, I want to challenge you to take these four actions to lead wisely:
1. Live in the Word of God Personally
If you do not live in, read, and study the Bible personally, you cannot lead wisely. I am astounded at how many pastors do not have a consistent time with God, reading his Word. I am even more astounded how many have never read through the entire Bible.
When I am talking about living, reading, and studying the Bible personally, I am not referring to sermon preparation. This is secondary compared to your own personal pilgrimage in the Word of God.
One of the wisest decisions I ever made was reading through the entire Bible at least one time annually. I have done so since 1990.
A pastor cannot and will not lead wisely without living in the Word of God personally. Wisdom is seeing and living life from God’s perspective. You cannot lead people by something you do not do personally.
2. Develop Your Prayer Life Intentionally
Prayer should never be neglected in the life of a spiritual leader. Your prayer…Continue Reading