Every person, every spiritual leader, and every church has a calling to carry the fire of worship.
Maintaining inner integrity is so important when serving in a leadership role, but concerns about outward appearances can sometimes interfere with that integrity. When our actions, motivations, thinking, and personal identity are not firmly rooted in serving God, our inner integrity can diminish. Here are several prayers to help you pursue and maintain inner integrity through right actions, right motivations, right thinking, and remembering your identity is in Christ.
Leadership Lesson: Spiritual leaders model and encourage disciplined generosity. In a 2017 study, the Barna group found notable differences in what they termed Christians who are Givers and Keepers.
The problem with vision, passion, and insight is that it leaks. Even if you’ve been leading for decades, everybody’s cup runs low.
Low-Cost Christianity cannot and will not produce a life of fire.
One of Satan’s greatest lies is the suggestion that feeling close to God is a passing phase.