1. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 10,826 times. Nehemiah: "Build on what God has given you.". So this person must be overall, a more noble person than one might expect. In Biblical Israel, the people had requested to be ruled by a king, and God had granted their request. The success of your church depends on it, and the reputation of Christianity as a whole. The person must be respected for their character. This person must be a peacemaker. (1 Timothy 3:1). Where it is clear that the person has overcome the problems, learned and reformed, such a leader can be a beacon for those who wish to change their lives around for the better. The Bible says "the love of money is the root of all evil," and Jesus said it would be impossible to love both God and money. Do others respect and speak of this person as an upright, law-abiding citizen, chivalrous, kind but determined, etc? We use cookies to make wikiHow great. One question this might raise is whether the person has done immoral things in the past or has committed sins that show the potential for weakness as a leader. By using our site, you agree to our. We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Testing character and having high expectations at the outset would save some ministers from being corrupted, thereby ensuring that church members are not affected and having their faith rocked a bit. Don't be too quick to accept church leaders. In the same way, we should do our best to choose righteous, just, and fair leaders to take the lead. To be temperate means that the leader must have very good self-restraint and self-discipline. 2. His leadership was built not so much on ancestry from the Jewish... 3. All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published. Seven biblical models of leadership 1. Paul thought of himself as nothing in the total scheme of things. This article has been viewed 10,826 times. Paul: "Believe in something bigger than yourself.". To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/5\/5f\/Prepare-a-Power-of-Attorney-Step-3-Version-3.jpg\/v4-460px-Prepare-a-Power-of-Attorney-Step-3-Version-3.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/5\/5f\/Prepare-a-Power-of-Attorney-Step-3-Version-3.jpg\/aid5896554-v4-728px-Prepare-a-Power-of-Attorney-Step-3-Version-3.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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