Biblical Integration Project
Servant-leadership is a topic close to Christians and others whom exist solely for the benefits of others. Through the examination of text, biblical scriptures, and University presentations, the topic of servant-leadership has been analyzed and presented. There are two types of servant-leaders; Christ-centered and man-centered. It has been identified that Jesus is the ultimate servant-leader and all should try to emulate His stellar example
“But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor ...view middle of the document...
Am I a leader? This question can only be answered by taking a good internal look into one’s life and actions. The individual charged with ‘leading’ an organization isn’t necessarily a leader. Am I willing to follow Jesus as my role model? Then Jesus said to his disciples “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it. (Matthew 16:24-25). Jesus guaranteed that if we gave up our life for Him, we would find a better one. Are we willing to turn the other cheek when we are disrespected? Are we willing to love our neighbors as we love ourselves? Do we have the ability to love our supervisor when we are mistreated? Jesus would do all that and more. There are four domains of leading like Jesus:
* Habits (Liberty University, 2014).
Jesus’ motivation and heart was for the people, to ensure we all had everlasting life and a true relationship with the Father. Jesus was a servant of the people from day one; from washing His disciples’ feet to forgiving those who persecuted Him. Jesus set about to heal the sick and raise the dead. His habits remained pure throughout His short time on this earth. To be a true servant-leader like Jesus, one must successfully combine their spiritual and secular lives.
There are two type of servant-leaders; Christ-centered and man-centered. The Christ-centered servant-leader has a strict focus on the things of God and biblical standards. The Christ-centered leader forgoes self-gratification and recognition. The man-centered leader is focused on self and self-gratification. But he answered and said, every plant, which my...