Leadership Qualities Of Jesus Christ

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Bryant Blair 4/10/2015 ORG B 321 Dr. Baird Seven Leadership Qualities of Jesus Christ There can be no doubt or question that Jesus Christ was the greatest of all leaders known to man. The literal son of God, He was able to command even the elements and they obeyed him. The biblical truths of his teachings and the pattern of his leadership are valuable to any leader. This paper will identity seven qualities of Jesus Christ and applications of how we can apply those principles in our own lives. 1. Jesus was not self-promoting. As Jesus began his ministry he made it clear that there was a great power at work. The fact, that he placed himself under the care of John the Baptist to allow himself to be baptized also showed that Jesus was going to teach his followers submission to Gods will does not mean weakness. In fact, what he was displaying was the first expression in his ministry of what true servanthood looked like. The Savior’s leadership was selfless. He put himself and his own needs second and ministered to others beyond the call of duty, tirelessly, lovingly, effectively. Jesus’ leadership emphasized the importance of being discerning with regard to others, without seeking to control them. He cared about the freedom of his followers to choose. (Holland) 2. Jesus shared the Church’s vision, with clarity, simplicity, and directness. One of the most powerful components of Jesus’ ministry was his ability to be simple, clear and direct. This was shown in his preaching
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