I've thought a lot lately about my example as a Dad. A pastor. A friend. "Do as I say and not as a I do" is an ineffective way to lead people.
If I want my children to love Jesus, I need to love Jesus by example. If I want students that I lead to share their faith, I need to share my faith. If I want people to be in small groups, I need to be in a small group.
"Everything rises and falls on leadership." John Maxwell "Leadership is action, not position. "D.H. McGannon "Do-so is more important than say-so." Pete Seeger
People not only want to be taught but they want to emulate. Just as important as our public leadership is our private leadership of our actions.
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