Jesus identified the greatest commandments as:
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”
“Love your neighbor as yourself.”
He went on to say, “All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (Matt. 22:37-40)
Certainly this would suggest that . . . Continue reading What Does Delegation Have to do with Love?
To delegate because we love God and people, as described in the previous post, requires leaders to not only act intentionally but also constantly examine motivations and means in delegating.
What Does Purposeful Delegation Look Like? . . . Continue reading Delegation Done Purposefully
We’ve previously noted that delegation shows love for God by valuing what He views important. He values relationships, community, doing life together. It’s how He designed the Church to function — Body Life. Hence, we have a theological basis for delegating which leads to practical outcomes. . . . Continue reading Basis for Delegating
We could look at Jesus’ earthly ministry and draw a number of conclusions about delegating. Here, however, we want to primarily learn about delegation from Jesus’ Great Commission right before He ascended to heaven. . . . Continue reading Lessons about Delegation from Jesus
From eternity past, God’s long-range goal has been that people be conformed to the image of Christ (Rom. 8:29). Let’s think of delegation in light of this goal. When we delegate are we doing so in conformity to the image of Christ? And, does the way we delegate help others become more “conformed to the image of his Son”? . . . Continue reading Christ-like Goal in Delegating
Think about the biblical account in John 4 of Jesus and the woman at the well. Verse eight says, “His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.” While the passage doesn’t say He delegated the task to them, that’s very likely what happened when we look at other passages where food was needed. . . . Continue reading What If Jesus Hadn’t Delegated?