Servant Leadership

Series: Developing Leaders
Presenter: Bob Deffinbaugh

This is the second in a five part series on developing leaders in the local church.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. Which servant leader in the Bible was called the meekest man on the earth?
2. How can we assume Joseph may have been a cocky, immature young man?
He wore the coat of many colors even when he went to meet his brothers. It smells of an attitude of arrogance.
3. In which chapter do we read about Stephanas of whom it is written he served the church well.
1 Corinthians 16

Discuss It

  1. Distinguish between a leader who uses the word “servant” as a lofty title and a leader who is actually a servant.
  2. Compare and contrast a biblical servant leader with a corporate leader or CEO.
  3. Why is being a servant so difficult to actually put into practice?

Apply It

  1. If you were to develop a screening test for evaluating whether a potential leader has a servant heart or not, what criteria would you include? How do you yourself stack up to that screening test?

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