Leaders who invest their lives have ministries that outlast them. I hope that’s you.
In last week’s article, I shared four principles of investing your life in a way that outlasts you, according to the Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25:
- The Principle of Ownership: Everything we have belongs to God and has been entrusted to us to bring him glory.
- The Principle of Allocation: God gives each of us unique gifts.
- The Principle of Accountability: God expects us to make the most of the abilities, talents, opportunities, and resources he has given us.
- The Principle of Utilization: When God gives us talents, he expects us to use them.
This week, I’d like to share with you three more:
The Principle of Motivation
Satan loves to use fear to prevent us from using our talents. You see this in the response of the lazy servant in Matthew 25:25. When the master confronted him with his poor stewardship, he said: “I was afraid.” Because he was afraid,…Continue Reading