The Leader We Need

Unfathomable Grace

When it comes to the President of the United States or any other elected civil servant, what sort of individual do we need?

In the church, when it is time to select elders and deacons, what sort of men ought we pursue?

As our children pursue leadership posts in their schools, how ought they to serve as presidents, vice presidents, treasurers, or chaplains?

Then, as men and women consider their God-given leadership roles in their families, what characteristics ought to be found?

An interesting directive is given from the Lord, through Moses, to the children of Israel, and it is found in Deuteronomy 17:

When you come to the land that the Lord your God is giving you, and you possess it and dwell in it and then say, ‘I will set a king over me, like all the nations that are around me,’ you may indeed set a king over you whom the…

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