Do you sometimes find yourself being envious of the people who start a Bible reading plan, follow it faithfully, and stick through until the end? Then, they start the same Bible reading plan the next year and persevere to the end again. I’m sorry, I just struggle with doing that. Sometimes I find that I get halfway through a Bible reading plan, get bogged down, and cannot go any further.
Most of the time, when the topic of leadership is brought up, we tend to immediately begin talking about how to lead “doers.” By doer I simply mean the people who are there to do a job.
They signed up to volunteer in your ministry. You hired them to work in a specific department. They are on your team and are expected to carry out tasks. They are doers.
“Once upon a time … in a land far, far away … there lived a beautiful and wise young woman who was married to a brute of a man …”
Although those words may sound like they have sprung from the pages of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale or a Disney movie, the truth is that this story is found in the Bible.