Leadership Styles : Jesus As A Servant Leader

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Leadership Styles Jesus as a Servant Leader Leadership from a Christian perspective focus on theological expositional, worship facilitation and communication skills. Many leadership styles pass over the one role model Jesus Christ, who should be the main focus of any leadership style. The focus of growth on each individual and their achievements and full potential distinguishes servant leadership from all other leadership styles. The service of the followers is the main concern of the servant leader. Jesus submitted himself under the will of God for sacrificial service. Jesus made the choice to serve others freely by doing so. Jesus was God’s son and the most powerful leader than any other in the world. He was a leader that healed…show more content…
As a voluntary servant one must be willing to submit themselves beyond the interest of themselves and also the interest of others. These are individuals that out of love are willing to serve the needs of others before their own needs. Applying Jesus as a role model for Christian leaders’ Christian servant leaders are Christ centered, committed to serve, accept feedback and are consistently developing. Servant Christian leaders are servants in all things and in their relationship with God. As followers of Jesus Christ we are all called to serve as one of God’s servant in every aspect of our lives. The bible teaches that one should serve in accordance with the higher purpose of serving God also. Servant Christian leaders are leaders that are grown and led by the Holy Spirit. Without a heart to serve and loving others genuinely it is impossible to become a servant leader of Christ. Leadership Styles Used By the Apostles in the Early Church Jesus gathered many disciples around himself some of whom he also called apostles. These individual was sent out to preach and teach the gospel to others. According to Shaw (2013), “In reflecting on early church leadership there is a frequent tendency among Christian writers to seek justification for contemporary church governance and administrative practice through reading of texts that describe the developing life of the early church (p.131).” The apostles, in
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