Archive for 'Leadership'

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 […]

The Essence of True Leadership

Mark 10: 32-45 Sir 36:1,4-6,10-17 / Ps 79:8,9,11,13 Whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant. (Mark 10:43) The self-important are misled To think that power leads to greatness, If only they can see instead That to be great means to be selfless. On their way to Jerusalem, Jesus began to tell […]