Christian Leadership Vs Secular Leadership Paper

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Christian versus Secular Leadership Paper
“There is much that can be learned about leadership from Scripture” (Smith, 1992, p. 39). The Bible provides us with what God not only desires His man of God to be, but requires His under shepherd to meet His character traits.
In 1 Tim 3:1-11 (KJV) the characteristics for ordination are listed. “A bishop must be blameless, husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous, one that ruleth his house well”.
Why? Because, if he cannot rule his own home, well, how can he take care of the family of God in the church? He is not to Lord over God’s people for there is only one Lord, one ruler, who has all authority; that one is Jesus Christ. They are servants prepared by God for their calling.
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1-13). When one compares and contrast the characteristics of Christian and secular leadership, one must understand that one view is of God and the other is of the world system.
According to Toby van der Westhuizen (2014), “It is my conviction, and the thesis of this paper, that the difference between secular and Christian leadership is the very difference separating the Kingdom of God from the fallen empires of this world. It is, in other words, that difference that contrasts light and darkness, life and death, Christ and Satan. To put the two together as though they are variants of the same species won’t do. They stand unalterably antithetical, and so they will remain until the day of the Lord” (Westhuizen, 2014, p.
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