OFF ROAD (def.) – Away from a smooth road; on rough terrain – Get off the man-made asphalt road of predictability and conformity and discover the unique adventure that God has for your life.
Leading the Pack (Our call to Leadership) – In Off Road Racing being in the lead keeps you out of the fray.
- Romans 8:19 “The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed.”
- Mathew 28:19 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…”
- The moment you take responsibility for someone other than yourself… you become a Leader.
- The Higher you get up the Ladder of Success… the greater Target you become!
A Leader Lives by… (5 Characteristics of a Leader)
- A fixed or firm belief
- A state of being convinced
- Living by absolutes, Biblical Standards
- II Timothy 1:12“ForI know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I havecommitted unto Him against that day.”
- Proverbs 14:34 “Righteousness exalts a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”
- Loves knowledge, training
- Is teachable
- IN authority & UNDER authority
- Matthew 8:8 (Roman Centurion) “For I am a man under authority…”
- Doesn’t try to do it alone
- Gives credit where credit is due
- Is Team Minded
- Matthew 10:1 – Jesus calls 12 disciples
- Luke 10:1 – Jesus appoints another 70
- I Corinthians 12:27“Now, you are the body of Christ and each one of you is a part of it.”
- A Divine Influence
- Source of thought and ideas
- Power of the Holy Spirit
- Ephesians 3:20“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.”
- LEADERSHIP – The capacity to influence others, through inspiration, generated by a passion, ignited by a purpose.
- Statement of Intent
- Goals and Aspirations
- Faith Speaks!
- I Samuel 17:32 (David & Goliath) “David said to Saul, Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him.”
- Matthew 20:26“Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant.”