Over the past several weeks, we have
been listening to a message series on not being “just another church.” Our
desire is that Renewal Christian Center will be a church that brings pleasure
to the heart of God and that truly makes a difference in the lives of people. We
want to be a church that God uses to fulfill His purposes.
We have listed seven essential things
that must be present for this to happen. These are:
PRAYER; OBEDIENCE AND HOLINESS; UNITY;
FAITH; GOD’S PRESENCE; GODLY LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL SACRIFICE.
This month, I want us to reflect on the
need for godly leadership. This is
critical if RCC is not going to be just another church.
GODLY LEADERSHIP: No great work of God
can take place without godly leadership. In His first letter to Timothy, the
apostle Paul put it this way (Message Bible I Tim. 3:1-5): “If anyone wants to provide
leadership in the church, good! But there are preconditions: A leader must be
well-thought-of, committed to his wife, cool and collected, accessible, and
hospitable. He must know what he is talking about, not be overfond of wine, not
pushy but gentle, not thin-skinned, not money-hungry. He must handle his own
affairs well, attentive to his own children and having their respect. For if
someone is unable to handle his own affairs, how can he take care of God’s
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