People Skills 1

Series: People Skills
Presenter: Kevin Fitzgerald

The student should understand the importance of continually seeking to improve and develop his people skills as he shepherds God’s people. This unit will focus specifically on loving people and being available to those he is serving.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. What are two traits that David had dealing with Israel?
Upright heart and skillful hands (leadership)
2. What must be one of the great motivating factors of a shepherd’s work with people?
3. What was the first key practical word from the lesson that describes what loving sheep looks like?

Discuss It

  1. From your own understanding of David’s life, what would you suggest were examples of guiding the people “with his skillful hand."
  2. Why do you feel it is sometimes difficult to love people over whom you are a leader or elder?
  3. What are some practical ways you can be available to people as an expression of your love for them?

Apply It

  1. Read 1 Cor. 13:1-7. Make a list of any areas that you may feel need improvement as you minister to people. Incorporate this list into your regular prayer time.

Digging Deeper

Leading With Love by Alexander Strauch, Lewis and Roth Publishers

Twelve Ordinary Men by John MacArthur, W Publishing Group