Archive for 'Leadership'

The Rule of Leadership

Mark 10: 32-45 Sirach 36:1,5-6,10-17 / Ps. 79: 8-9,11,13 Whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant. (Mark 10:43) Jesus showed us how we must serve As the essence of true leadership; By sacrifice we will deserve The commission of God’s stewardship. On their way to Jerusalem, Jesus began to tell the […]

Example of Leadership

Matthew 23: 1-12 Ez 43: 1-7 / Ps 85: 9-14 For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. (Matthew 23:12) When our world seems to be crumbling, Or all our prayers are denied, This is just a little humbling To keep us from the sin of pride. Jesus said […]

King Herod and John the Baptist

Matthew 14: 1-12 Jer 26: 11-16. 24 / Ps 69:15-16, 30-34 “This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” (Matthew 14:2) In our dealings for personal gain, Or in any material pursuit, Lord let no lies or malice obtain, Instead help us […]

Misplaced Ambitions

Mark 10: 32-45 1 Pt 1: 18-25 / Ps 147: 12-15, 19-20 Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be the slave of all. (Mark 10: 43-44) The self-important are misled To think that power leads to greatness, If only they can see instead, […]

Understanding Servant Leadership

John 13:16-20 Acts 13:13-25 / Psa 89 If you understand this, blessed are you if you do it. (John 13:17) The lessons that our Lord imparts About love and humility Must be imprinted in our hearts, For we are God’s community. Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, no servant is […]

Christ’s Brand of Leadership

Matthew 23: 1-12 Ru 2:1-3,8-11;4:13-17 / Ps 128:1-5 For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. (Matthew 23:12) When our world seems to be crumbling, Or all our prayers are denied, Remember, a little humbling Will keep us from the sin of pride. Jesus said to the crowds and […]