I. Landscape of leadership (Introduction)
“And they remained no little time with the disciples.” Acts 14:28
“Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which He obtained with His own blood.” Acts 20:28
“Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.” 1 Peter 5:2-4
Message: Find, trust and follow faithful shepherds in the local church you commit to.
II. Follow good and godly leaders
A. Remember your leaders
B. Obey your leaders
“Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly.” 1 Peter 5:2
Good leaders are committed to God’s best in your life.
They will answer to God.
To resist good leaders is unprofitable for you.
C. Greet your leader
III. Building broad shoulders (Application)