Teaching Notes are Bible studies we taught before GraceLife Ministries began publishing articles online in 1995. Some were presented as sermons, others as group studies.

Our hope is that these older studies will be a blessing to you in your life and ministry. Please use them in any way God leads you.

These teaching notes are from a study in the Gospel of Luke.

[These notes are from a study taught more than 40 years ago. The notes are in outline form.]

Attitudes for Leadership

A. A Servant’s Heart: (Leading by Serving)

  • Mark 10:45
  • Luke 22:27
  • Mathew 23:11-12

B. A Sensitive Spirit: (Leading by Sensing)

  • 1 Kings 3:9-10 (Prayer for Discernment)

Excellence for Leadership

God is working in our lives to bring about a spirit of excellence – Romans 8:29

He does this:

  • By helping us realize our own weakness (2 Corinthians 12:9)
  • Through the prayers of others (Colossians 4:12)
  • Through suffering (1 Peter 5:10)

Initiative for Leadership

Isaiah 6:8: 1. Service, 2. Reconciliation, 3. Seeking God

Creativity for Leadership

  • Romans 8:29
  • Colossians 1:16
  • Hebrews 1:2

(We have been created in His image)

Attributes for Leadership

A. Wholeheartedness

  • Colossians 3:23
  • 2 Chronicles 31:21
  • Ecclesiastes 9:10
  • Titus 2:14

B. Singlemindedness

  • Philippians 3:13-14
  • Luke 9:51
  • Joshua 1:7

C. A Fighting Spirit

  • 2 Timothy 4:7

(Being a godly leader is a battle which must be fought on every front – the home, work, in the marketplace, and in the Church)

[Thank you for reading these teaching notes from more than 40 years ago. My prayer is they will be a blessing to you and your ministry.]