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Top 450 Powerful Christian Leadership Quotes To Inspire You

1. “Many who aspire to leadership fail because they have never learned to follow.” – Anonymous


2. If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.


3. “Your role as a leader is to bring out the best in others, even when they know more than you.


4. “Life is God’s novel. Let him write it.”—Isaac Bashevis Singer


5. “Behavior from important people in an organization, contrary to the vision, overwhelms all other forms of communication.” – John Kotter, Author and Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School


6. “We do not have to believe something is right- to believe a person has a right to choose it. God doesn't force us to serve him. It is a freewill choice we make, so why in the name of all that is holy and right do we think we can force other people to live by our particular brand of religion? We are commanded to Love if we are Christ servers.”


7. “Keep wise people around you who have similar goals. Iron sharpens iron.”


8. If God is your partner, make your plans BIG! - D.L. Moody


9. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” John C. Maxwell


10. “For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?” – Luke 14:28


11. “There is nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency something that should not be done at all.” – Peter Drucker


12. “I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out right.” – Billy Graham


13. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” –-Martin Luther King Jr.


14. Persevering leaders are rewarded.


15. “Do you see someone skilled in their work?


16. “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”


17. Leaders do not take everything to heart.


18. “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”—C.S. Lewis


19. “It is no good pretending that as Christian leaders we have little or no power. We do. Power and power differentials are givens in leadership. Being realistic about this is essential if we are to grasp how we affect others. We need to be as insightful as possible if we want to ensure that we use our power and authority in right and godly ways.”


20. “‘You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.’ Henry Ford” [Tweet this]


21. Great leaders are promoted.


22. Leaders are steadfast.


23. He who lays up treasures on earth spends his life backing away from his treasures. To him, death is loss. He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity; he’s moving daily toward his treasures. To him, death is gain. - Randy Alcorn


24. The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. - Abraham Lincoln


25. Great leaders delegate.


26. Your potential is the sum of all the possibilities God has for your life. - Charles Stanley


27. “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”


28. “God’s word gives us hope, the audacity to hope for a brighter future. His word brings light into our darkest moments. It heals and binds up the wounds of the wounded spirit and it mends broken hearts.” – Yvonne I. Wilson, KAEN


29. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom


30. “But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain —and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.”


31. If you can’t fly, then run, If you can’t run, then walk, If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. - Martin Luther King Jr.


32. “The Wondrous Discovery of a Spirit-Filled life”, by Dr. Bill Blight, CRU (Walk in the Spirit, Christ-directed Life, by Faith)


33. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” —Warren Bennis, Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge


34. “‘No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.’ Andrew Carnegie” [Tweet this]


35. “Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time–for strength and not for drunkenness.”


36. “Love’s Holy Dive”, a worship poem from L.Willows (Heart Dedication, Spirit of God, Revival)


37. “The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.”


38. “Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.”


39. “I think the responsibility of leadership in the church is not to do slick meetings and not to figure out how to get 5,000 people through a facility in a weekend. It is to produce a people like Jesus. Let’s be a people who are actually producing something on the ground that could totally annihilate the enemy in our city. That’s our job!” – Graham Cooke


40. “Failure’s nothing more than an opportunity for greater success.”


41. “If you faint in the day of adversity, Your strength is small.”


42. “God ultimately raises up leaders for one primary reason: His glory. He shows His power in our weakness. He demonstrates His wisdom in our folly. We are all like a turtle on a fence post. If you walk by a fence post and see a turtle on top of it, then you know someone came by and put it there. In the same way, God gives leadership according to His good pleasure.” – Matt Chandler


43. “And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” – Romans 5:5 NIV


44. “For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.”—Saint Teresa of Ávila


45. “A leader who produces other leaders multiplies their influences.” John C. Maxwell


46. “People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life.” John C. Maxwell


47. Leaders accept challenges.


48. “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”


49. “Whoever guards his mouth and tongue, Keeps his soul from troubles.”


50. It is not your business to succeed, but to do right; when you have done so, the rest lies with God.


51. Leaders seek spiritual counsel.


52. “The Joy and The Peace of God”, Teachings & Quotes from Leaders (Tim Keller, Hearts in Christ, Sanctification)


53. “John Wesley’s own grave holds the bones of many other people, including at least five ministers. One can only imagine the bickering.”


54. Fairness is a leader’s moral obligation.


55. “But those who wait on the Lord, Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”


56. “If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.” John C. Maxwell


57. “Never when in authority rebuke anyone in anger, but only when anger has passed away; and so shall the rebuke bring forth good fruit.” – Teresa of Avila


58. “Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!” declares the Lord.


59. “It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.”


60. “The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others.” John C. Maxwell


61. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd”. – Max Lucado


62. “A spiritual leader will first and foremost, have a calling from God. His work will not be his profession, but his calling.” – Zac Poonen


63. Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter. - Francis Chan


64. “As believers, we were given positions of tremendous authority and leadership.”


65. “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.”


66. We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face...we must do that which we think we cannot. - Eleanor Roosevelt


67. “Jesus said several times, “Come, follow me.” His was a program of “do what I do,” rather than “do what I say.” His innate brilliance would have permitted him to put on a dazzling display, but that would have left his followers far behind. He walked and worked with those he was to serve. His was not a long-distance leadership. He was not afraid of close friendships; he was not afraid that proximity to him would disappoint his followers. The leaven of true leadership cannot lift others unless we are with and serve those to be led.” – Spencer W. Kimball


68. “Spiritual leadership is not so much about being in charge as it is about being passionate for God and compassionate toward people.” –Tony Evans


69. “The servant-leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.”–Robert K. Greenleaf


70. “No one can be a good bishop if he loves his title and not his task.” – St. Augustine


71. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.” – Charles Spurgeon


72. “Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me”. —Jim Elliot


73. Bribery does no good in any organisation.


74. “Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.”


75. “Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.”


76. “The principle part of faith is patience.”—George MacDonald


77. “Whenever God has a great task, God raises up a man of equal greatness for that task.” – Jerry Falwell


78. “The heart of the learner is humble, the student is not above his master, he must learn to lead, Jesus said in Matthew 16:24-25 “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it”. “You offer yourself to Him. We do that to the Power to make ourselves Holy. Without Effort. It is His Effort. Not our own. It is Divine Power.” —Tom Holliday, Alexandria Presbyterian Church


79. “If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who helps themselves. Power is in the act of humility.”—Patricia Amis


80. God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies. - Hudson Taylor


81. “When I teach and mentor leaders, I remind them that if they stop learning, they stop leading.” John C. Maxwell


82. “A leader is great, not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.” John C. Maxwell


83. Leaders look after their subordinates.


84. “Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” John C. Maxwell


85. “…even as I try to please everyone in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.”


86. Leaders look up to those who led before them.


87. “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”—Saint Augustine


88. Leaders are respected if they respect others.


89. “Contemplations on God’s Will”, Spurgeon, Teachings (Knowing God, Christian Quotes, Resources)


90. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.”- Arnold H. Glasgow


91. “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.” – Anne Lamott


92. “Earn the right to be heard by listening to others. Seek to understand a situation before making judgments about it.” John C. Maxwell


93. “The beautiful thing about hope is that when friends have forsaken you, there is chaos all around you, and you are in the deep dark valley of despair, scenes of sheer terror and grief are all around you, HOPE is all we have left to hold on to.” – Yvonne I. Wilson, KAEN


94. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams


95. “The way you live your life today is preparing you for tomorrow. The question is what are you preparing for?” John C. Maxwell


96. Leaders have exceptional qualities that others aim to have.


97. “Most people have desires that are great, and they want to do great things, and they don’t want to be negative people or they don’t want to live in pessimistic attitudes, but the problem is a lot of them were not given the right tools. They were not given the right blueprint of how to build a building.”


98. “The greatest enemy of learning is knowing.” John C. Maxwell


99. “Relying on God has to start all over everyday, as if nothing has yet been done.”


100. “One of the problems with discipleship is you can’t hide…You have to be a Godly person”. “Natural temperament always has a dark side because it participates in your idols”. “Unless you’re really a Godly person, discipleship will not work because people aren’t going to believe you”. “You can’t lead them where you are not yourself”. —Tim Keller


101. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”


102. “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior.”


103. “The fear of the Lord helps us recognize our accountability to God for the stewardship of leadership. It motivates us to seek the Lord’s wisdom and understanding in difficult situations. And it challenges us to give our all to the Lord by serving those we lead with love and humility.” – Paul Chappell


104. God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile - Max Lucado


105. Great leaders are tactful.


106. “You must have a strategy because you will run out of money before you run out of ministry ideas.” – Kevin Peck, Designed to Lead


107. “Prayer; Filling our Souls with Heaven” by David MacIntyre, author of The Hidden Life of Prayer (Near to God, Ascent of the Soul, Prayer Resources)


108. “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”


109. Leaders let the Spirit do the work.


110. “If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that’s as obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer. I just have to trust Him.” – Anne Graham Lotz


111. Remember who you are. Don’t compromise for anyone, for any reason. You are a child of the Almighty God. Live that truth. - Lysa Terkeurst


112. “Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve; 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.”


113. “Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into Harmony with Him.”


114. We can see hope in the midst of hopelessness. We can see peace in the midst of chaos. We have a hope that the world does not have. We can see clearly that all things work together for the good of them that love Him and are called according to His purpose. - Priscilla Shirer


115. The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us. - Billy Graham


116. If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things. It is we, of course, to whom things look 'little' or 'big'. - Elisabeth Elliot


117. The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does,. whoever he is.


118. “Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.” – Jim Elliot


119. “Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”


120. Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.


121. “‘But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.’ 2 Cor 15:7” [Tweet this]but-as-for-you-be-strong


122. “Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,”


123. Leaders are admired and imitated.


124. “True greatness, true leadership, is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.” – J. Oswald Sanders


125. “A genuine leader is not a searcher of consensus but a molder of consensus.[Tweet this]christian-leadership-quotes1-580x391


126. “A leader’s role is to define reality and then give hope.” —Napoleon Bonaparte


127. “According to Scripture, virtually everything that truly qualifies a person for leadership is directly related to character. It’s not about style, status, personal charisma, clout, or worldly measurements of success. Integrity is the main issue that makes the difference between a good leader and a bad one”. –John MacArthur


128. Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.


129. Leaders see strength in their followers.


130. “You must have a strategy because you will run out of money before you run out of ministry ideas.” – Kevin Peck


131. Let God’s promises shine on your problems.” - Corrie ten Boom


132. “The true shepherd spirit is an amalgam of many precious graces. He is hot with zeal, but he is not fiery with passion. He is gentle, and yet he rules his class. He is loving, but he does not wink at sin. He has power over the lambs, but he is not domineering or sharp. He has cheerfulness, but not levity; freedom, but not license; solemnity, but not gloom.” – Charles Spurgeon


133. Leaders concern themselves with the well-being of their subordinates.


134. “True spirituality is not about getting what we want. It’s about becoming who God wants us to be.” –Rick Warren


135. “We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.” – Charles F. Stanley


136. “The very first thing which needs to be said about Christian ministers of all kinds is that they are “under” people as their servants rather than “over” them (as their leaders, let alone their lords). Jesus made this absolutely plain. The chief characteristic of Christian leaders, he insisted, is humility not authority, and gentleness not power.” – John Stotts


137. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy


138. “Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who don’t.” John C. Maxwell


139. “Developing leaders in a pipeline is developing them for all arenas of life.” – Eric Geiger


140. “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.” Proverbs 3:27


141. This is our time on the history line of God. This is it. What will we do with the one deep exhale of God on this earth? For we are but a vapor and we have to make it count. We’re on. Direct us, Lord, and get us on our feet. - Beth Moore


142. “What the world neglects, the Lord accepts.”—Deborah Brodie


143. “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.”


144. We are what we believe we are.


145. Leaders do not stop doing what is right.


146. Leaders are thankful.


147. Leaders reciprocate good deeds.


148. “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in the grave where you are going.”


149. Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. - Elisabeth Elliot


150. “Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, But he who hates correction is stupid.”


151. Great leaders are celebrated.


152. Good leaders are careful of their actions.


153. “Look for the best in others, even when it’s obscured. Positivity begets more positivity.”


154. “And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.'” – Matthew 28:18-20


155. “Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.”


156. “The authority by which the Christian leader leads is not power but love, not force but example, not coercion but reasoned persuasion. Leaders have power, but power is safe only in the hands of those who humble themselves to serve.” – John Stott


157. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie


158. “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns.”


159. “The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in business. You’ve got to keep working that talent.” John C. Maxwell


160. “Christ literally walked in our shoes.”—Tim Keller


161. No good work is done anywhere without aid from the Father of Lights.


162. “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”


163. “Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.”


164. “A true and safe leader is likely to be one who has no desire to lead, but is forced into a position of leadership by the inward pressure of the Holy Spirit and the press of the external situation. Such were Moses and David and the Old Testament prophets. I think there was hardly a great leader from Paul to the present day but that was drafted by the Holy Spirit for the task, and commissioned by the Lord of the Church to fill a position he had little heart for. I believe it might be accepted as a fairly reliable rule of thumb that the man who is ambitious to lead is disqualified as a leader. The true leader will have no desire to lord it over God’s heritage, but will be humble, gentle, self-sacrificing, and altogether as ready to follow as to lead, when the Spirit makes it clear that a wiser and more gifted man than himself has appeared.” — A.W. Tozer


165. “Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.”—Garth Brooks


166. “Growth inside fuels growth outside.” John C. Maxwell


167. “Rejoice in Hope, Be Patient in Tribulation, Be Constant in Prayer” by John Piper (Hope in Jesus Christ)


168. The greater your knowledge of the goodness and grace of God on your life, the more likely you are to praise Him in the storm. - Matt Chandler


169. “There are two paths people can take. They can either play now and pay later, or pay now and play later. Regardless of the choice, one thing is certain. Life will demand a payment.” John C. Maxwell


170. “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”


171. “Purposeful living is a strong indicator of happiness. Live big. Believe bigger. Thrive always.”


172. “I will be letting a younger generation make more and more calls as I move into my 50s. They have a better pulse on today’s culture.” – Carey Nieuwhof


173. “There is no one who is insignificant in the purpose of God." - Alistair Begg


174. “A minister may fill his pews, his communion roll, the mouths of the public, but what that minister is on his knees in secret before God Almighty, that he is and no more.” – John Owen


175. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” —Herbert Swope, American journalist


176. “Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


177. Continuous effort -- not strength nor intelligence -- is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill


178. “The effectiveness of leadership is measured in terms of influence. When you see someone’s influence reflected so profoundly in the lives of other people, you have identified someone who is by definition a leader.” – John MacArthur


179. “Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.” John C. Maxwell


180. Dr. Jonathan Hayashi earned his B.A. from Moody Bible Institute with a double concentration in Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies; a M.A., in Congregational Leadership from Moody Theological Seminary, and Doctorate of Educational Ministry in Biblical Counseling from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He presently serves on the Executive Committee at Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar, MO) and serves on the Board of Trustees at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as Senior Pastor at Northern Hills Baptist Church Holt, Missouri from 2020-2022. Learn More »


181. We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. - Chuck Swindoll


182. “However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.”—John Calvin


183. The Past is frozen and no longer flows, and the Present is all lit up with eternal rays.


184. Good leaders are willing to take advice.


185. -“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11


186. “To change your life you need to change your priorities.” John C. Maxwell


187. Leaders must be trainable.


188. “You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you. Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.”


189. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” John C. Maxwell


190. Leaders are social people.


191. “When we work, we work. When we pray, God works.”—James Hudson Taylor. If you need more inspiration, read these karma quotes on life, love, and everything in between.


192. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”


193. “The Christian leader of the future is called to be completely irrelevant and to stand in this world with nothing to offer but his or her own vulnerable self. That is the way Jesus came to reveal God's love. The great message that we have to carry, as ministers of God's Word and followers of Jesus, is that God loves us not because of what we do or accomplish, but because God has created and redeemed us in love and has chosen us to proclaim that love as the true source of all human life.”


194. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” John C. Maxwell


195. Leaders uplift others and hear their constituents’ wishes.


196. 90% of church visitors decide whether or not to come back a second time based on the pastor’s preaching. That’s huge!


197. “If you’re a leader and not a learner, you’re going to have a real short shelf-life.” –Todd Adkins


198. The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.


199. “A fool vents all his feelings, But a wise man holds them back.”


200. “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” – Tom Peters


201. Lead with integrity and gain respect.


202. “The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.” John C. Maxwell


203. “CHRISTIAN SERVANT LEADERSHIP -QUOTES AND SCRIPTURE”, C.S. LEWIS & CHRISTIAN LEADERS (HUMILITY, SHEPHERDING, SERVANTS OF GOD)


204. “God is the only one who can make the valley of trouble a door of hope.” – Catherine Marshall


205. “When you think about ‘organic’ remember that nature is full of systems.” – Anonymous


206. Relying on God has to start all over everyday, as if nothing has yet been done. –C. S. Lewis


207. “Every day is an opportunity to work on our legacy.”


208. “I will be letting a younger generation make more and more calls as I move into my 50s. They have a better pulse on today’s culture.” – Carey Nieuwhof


209. “Some of the most powerful times are when we’re quiet.”


210. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy


211. “You lead your own heart first, then the flock.” “The twin graces of a gospel leader are humility and boldness.” (Acts 20:28) “Your ability to listen to other people has everything to do with your ability to listen to God”. –Tom Holliday, Pastor, Alexandria Presbyterian Church


212. “So many people, organizations, ministries and Nations are LIMITED because their Leaders are not Assets but Liabilities.”


213. “Christ did not use His leadership to gain power, position, or popularity. Instead, He used His leadership to help those in His circle of influence.”


214. “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength.”


215. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart


216. Leaders stand up for others.


217. God is able to take the mess of our past and turn it into a message. He takes the trials and tests and turns them into a testimony. - Christine Caine


218. Leaders take pride in their work.


219. “A true shepherd leads the way. He does not merely point the way.” — Leonard Ravenhill


220. The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller


221. “Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.”


222. “What you are going to be tomorrow, you are today.” John C. Maxwell


223. “Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.”


224. Leaders should carefully consider their values.


225. “What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.”—Oprah Winfrey


226. “God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go.”—Tony Evans


227. “Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3


228. NOTHING THAT YOU HAVE NOT GIVEN AWAY WILL EVER BE REALLY YOURS.


229. “‘Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first 4 sharpening the axe.’ Abraham Lincoln” [Tweet this]free christian leadership training


230. “Unchanged hearts are unled spirits.”


231. “‘The test of a preacher is that people don’t say ‘What a lovely sermon!’ but, ‘I will do something!’ – Francis de Sales” [Tweet this]


232. “So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, And guided them with his skillful hands.”


233. “Don’t just delegate tasks to the next generation. If you delegate tasks, you create followers. Instead, delegate authority to create leaders. – Craig Groeschel


234. “The very first thing which needs to be said about Christian ministers of all kinds is that they are “under” people as their servants rather than “over” them (as their leaders, let alone their lords). Jesus made this absolutely plain. The chief characteristic of Christian leaders, he insisted, is humility not authority, and gentleness not power”. –-John Stott


235. “Christians everywhere have undiscovered and unused spiritual gifts. The leader must help bring those gifts into the service of the kingdom, to develop them, to marshal their power. Spirituality alone does not make a leader; natural gifts and those given by God must be there too.” – J. Oswald Sanders


236. THERE ARE FAR, FAR BETTER THINGS AHEAD THAN ANY WE LEAVE BEHIND.


237. “Christian Servant Leadership -Quotes, and Scripture” from C.S. Lewis & Servant Leaders (humility, shepherding, servant of God)


238. God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go. - Tony Evans


239. “It’s true that charisma can make a person stand out for a moment, but character sets a person apart for a lifetime.” John C. Maxwell


240. “He said “Love…as I have loved you.” We cannot love too much.”—Amy Carmichael. A truly beautiful love quote to reflect on.


241. You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read. - John MacArthur


242. “‘Failing forward’ is the ability to get back up after you’ve been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction.” John C. Maxwell


243. “A spiritual leader is one who knows the heart of God and communicates it to His people.” –Bill Johnson


244. Leaders choose their battles.


245. “Serving God should elevate our level of excellence in every part of our lives.”


246. Leaders are hopeful.


247. “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength.”—Corrie Ten Boom


248. -“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” –Proverbs 3:5-6


249. Leaders are skillful.


250. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.


251. The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'” - Billy Graham


252. Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.” - John Piper


253. God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go. - Tony Evans


254. Unjust leaders never succeed.


255. “If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then realize that you are its author. Every day you have the chance to write a new page in that story. I want to encourage you to fill those pages with responsibility to others and yourself. If you do, in the end you will not be disappointed.” John C. Maxwell


256. Leaders invest in their skills.


257. Always, everywhere God is present, and always He seeks to discover Himself to each one - A.W.Tozer


258. Leaders are patient with everyone regardless of their capabilities.


259. “I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.”


260. “You can measure the joy in a person’s life by the amount of joy they invest in others.”


261. Leaders are careful about what they say.


262. “Christian Servant Leadership; Qualities, Quotes, and Scripture”, from C.S. Lewis & Servant Leaders (Humility, Shepherding, Character)


263. “The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” John C. Maxwell


264. Christ literally walked in our shoes. - Tim Keller


265. Leaders have to be more than willing to lead.


266. “Being a leader means helping those in your circle of influence.”


267. “Behavior from important people in an organization, contrary to the vision, overwhelms all other forms of communication.” – John Kotter


268. Leaders are servants first.


269. “As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person I should try to change is me.” John C. Maxwell


270. “Since an overseer manages God’s household, he must be blameless—not overbearing, not quick-tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not pursuing dishonest gain. 8 Rather, he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined. 9 He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it.”


271. “The Christians of today are so unsubmissive to the leadership of the church, this is unbiblical.”


272. “God ultimately raises up leaders for one primary reason: His glory. He shows His power in our weakness. He demonstrates His wisdom in our folly. We are all like a turtle on a fence post. If you walk by a fence post and see a turtle on top of it, then you know someone came by and put it there. In the same way, God gives leadership according to His good pleasure.” —Matt Chandler


273. “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”—Elisabeth Elliot. Here are more life-changing quotes you won’t soon forget.


274. Leaders quickly recover from defeat.


275. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell


276. Leaders lead with passion.


277. “To recognize God’s presence no matter how dire your circumstances is an antidote to fear.”


278. “‘A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell” [Tweet this]


279. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell


280. Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.


281. “The true leader serves.”- Rudolph Giuliani


282. “Ordinary Radicals: A Return to Christ-Centered Discipleship” unfolds, with honest open-heart questions, how we think about the gospel in our lives. The gospel you believe, determines the disciple you make. Radical discipleship is about nothing more and nothing less than laying bare the roots of the gospel.


283. “Too often we argue about Christianity instead of marveling at Jesus.- John Ortberg” – Wesley L. Duewel [Tweet this]


284. “The three Cs of spiritual leadership are Character, Competency, and Confidence. Character must lead.” “Humility is the most important attribute of character”. “If you lead with confidence, your competency is going to be exposed.” “The hardest person that you will ever lead is yourself”. “A good leader is a great listener”. –Tom Holliday, Alexandria Presbyterian Church


285. “The first order of things to be changed is me, the leader. After I consider how hard it is to change myself, then I will understand the challenge of trying to change others. This is the ultimate test of leadership”. – John Maxwell


286. “If you’re a leader and not a learner, you’re going to have a really short shelf-life.” –Todd Adkins, Director of Leadership at Lifeway


287. Unity is a common goal both leaders and followers should strive for.


288. Remember Whose you are and Whom you serve. Provoke yourself by recollection, and your affection for God will increase tenfold; your imagination will not be starved any longer, but will be quick and enthusiastic, and your hope will be inexpressibly bright. -Oswald Chambers


289. “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”


290. “He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.”


291. “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him”—John Piper. Don’t forget to bookmark these positive affirmations that will bring you joy and success.


292. “True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.”—Francis Chan, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God. This is a strong quote that can really motivate and inspire those who read it.


293. God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn. in no other way.


294. -“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” –Deuteronomy 31:6


295. “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and idle babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness.”


296. Leaders are humble like Moses.


297. “Spiritual leadership is not a rank to be achieved or a title to be earned. It is a mantle to be taken up in service to others.” –Henry T. Blackaby


298. Leaders work towards their goals.


299. “We are twice armed if we fight with faith.”—Plato


300. “The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you’ve made a hiring mistake.” – Jim Collins, Good to Great


301. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” John C. Maxwell


302. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


303. “I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve.”—Tim Tebow


304. “The measure of a leader is not the number of people who serve him but the number of people he serves.” John C. Maxwell


305. “The authority by which the Christian leader leads is not power but love, not force but example, not coercion but reasoned persuasion.


306. He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose. - Jim Elliot


307. “You will have to deal with a lot of stuff, but I want the devil to know that though the storms keep raging in my life, and sometimes it’s hard to tell my days from night. There’s hope that lies from within. If the storms don’t cease and if the winds keeps on blowing in my life, my soul has been anchored…you may see me cry sometimes. You may see me stumble sometimes, but you will never see me quit.” – T.D. Jakes


308. “You’ve got to believe that God is in control of your life. It may be a tough time but you’ve got to believe that God has a reason for it and He’s going to make everything good.” – Joel Osteen


309. “There is no such thing as a self-made spiritual leader. A true leader influences others spiritually only because the Spirit works in and through him to a greater degree than in those he leads.” – J. Oswald Sanders


310. Leaders hold themselves to the highest standard.


311. “Stop determining your value by what other people say, instead of what the Word of God says.” – Joyce Meyer [Tweet this]


312. Leaders are judged with strictness.


313. “Confident and courageous leaders have no problems pointing out their own weaknesses and ignorance.” – Thomas Rainer


314. Correction is part of good leadership.


315. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” -Herbert Swope


316. God loves each of us as if there were only one of us” - Augustine


317. “We’ve traded the leadership pipeline of Jesus for the constructs of cultural Christianity.” – Will Mancini


318. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” – Aristotle


319. “Religion says, ‘I obey; therefore I am accepted.’ Christianity says, ‘I’m accepted, therefore I obey.’”


320. “Success each day should be judged by the seeds sown, not the harvest reaped.” John C. Maxwell


321. “The authority by which the Christian leader leads is not power but love, not force but example, not coercion but reasoned persuasion. Leaders have power, but power is safe only in the hands of those who humble themselves to serve.” —John Stott


322. Leading without a goal is leading blindly.


323. Leaders are generous.


324. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” – John C. Maxwell


325. “Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.”—Oswald Chambers


326. “One of the major keys to success is to keep moving forward on the journey, making the best of the detours and interruptions, turning adversity into advantage.” John C. Maxwell


327. “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”


328. “Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.” John C. Maxwell


329. God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him” - John Piper


330. “Everyone walking this planet has a compelling God-given purpose. It’s unique to you. No one else can pull it off. It’s yours. It fulfills your deepest need for significance.”


331. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” -Warren Bennis


332. “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”


333. “All true leaders have learned to say no to the good in order to say yes to the best.” John C. Maxwell


334. Leaders must know the scope of their responsibility.


335. “Stop watering things that were never meant to grow in your life. Water what works, what’s good, what’s right. Stop playing around with those dead bones and stuff you can’t fix, its over…leave it alone! You’re coming into a season of greatness. If you water what’s alive and divine, you will see harvest like you’ve never seen before. Stop wasting water on dead issues, dead relationships, dead people, a dead past. No matter how much you water concrete, you can’t grow a garden.”


336. “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”


337. “It takes more than a busy church, a friendly church, or even an evangelical church to impact a community for Christ. It must be a church ablaze, led by leaders who are ablaze for God.”


338. “And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.”


339. “If the request is wrong, God says, No. If the timing is wrong, God says, Slow. If you are wrong, God says, Grow. But if the request is right, the timing is right, and you are right, God says, Go!”


340. “God is looking for those with whom He can do the impossible — what a pity that we plan only the things that we can do by ourselves.”


341. “There are two reasons someone might follow a leader: Obligation or inspiration. Obligation is when you have to follow a leader. Inspiration is when you want to follow a leader.”


342. “A leader’s role is to define reality and then give hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


343. “Prayers at Sky’s Pew” a worship poem from L.Willows (See Jesus, God’s Glory, Holy Joy)


344. Leaders need prayers, too.


345. Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.


346. Leaders lead by example.


347. “If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.”


348. “Your potential is the sum of all the possibilities God has for your life.”—Charles Stanley


349. “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” John C. Maxwell


350. “If you’re working on something you care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs [Tweet this]leadershipquote


351. “It takes more than a busy church, a friendly church, or even an evangelical church to impact a community for Christ. It must be a church ablaze, led by leaders who are ablaze for God”. —Wesley L. Duewel


352. “The one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.”


353. “Everything you do and every word you say can become a ministering seed. You can be a blessing to everyone with whom you come in contact.”


354. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” — Andrew Carnegie, quoted in Managing Software Development Projects


355. “It is hard to think of many things that do more damage to an organization than leaders who have no plan for how they will hand over power.” —Andy Crouch, Strong and Weak


356. “It's not the position that makes the leader; it's the leader that makes the position.” John C. Maxwell


357. “It takes more than a busy church, a friendly church, or even an evangelical church to impact a community for Christ. It must be a church ablaze, led by leaders who are ablaze for God.” – Wesley L. Duewel [Tweet this]


358. “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” – Jim Collins, Good to Great


359. “No one can be a good bishop if he loves his title and not his task.” – Augustine


360. “The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not, “What a lovely sermon!” but, “I will do something!” – Francis de Sales


361. “A visionary may see, but a leader must decide.” — J. Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership


362. “Joy is the infallible proof of the presence of God.”—Madeleine L’engle. Read these quotes about happiness that’ll brighten your day.


363. “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 7:12


364. “Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, And attend to your herds;”


365. “Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.” John C. Maxwell


366. “God uses prisons to train people for future roles of leadership or martyrdom.” – Chuck Colson


367. “To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them.” – Thomas Aquinas


368. “Don’t be ordinary; strive for extraordinary. Demand excellence in everything.”


369. “Relational depth often emerges from intentional dialog”


370. “What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that His grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.” – Rick Warren


371. What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God. - Rick Warren


372. “There is nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency something that should not be done at all.” – Peter Drucker, Author and Educator in Modern Management Education


373. Leaders do not listen to hearsay.


374. “Stop determining your value by what other people say, instead of what the Word of God says.” – Joyce Meyer


375. “It is hard to think of many things that do more damage to an organization than leaders who have no plan for how they will hand over power.” – Anonymous


376. Leaders have a ‘word of honor’.


377. “Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. If someone hurts you repeatedly, you are commanded by God to forgive them instantly, but you are not expected to trust them immediately, and you are not expected to continue allowing them to hurt you.” (Read full article here.


378. “When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt.” – T.D. Jakes


379. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell


380. “The way of the Christian leader is not the way of upward mobility in which our world has invested so much, but the way of downward mobility ending on the cross.”


381. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” John C. Maxwell


382. “What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.”—Hans urs von Balthasar. This is one of those uplifting quotes that’ll stay with you long after you read it.


383. “The true call of a Christian is not to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.”—Dean Stanley


384. Covey


385. “He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit?””


386. (God said…) “He who rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be like the light of the morning when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, like the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.”


387. “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.” – Acts 20:28


388. “If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading.” John C. Maxwell


389. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” John C. Maxwell


390. “Every leadership role has a character driving force that will fulfill or decimate the ultimate purpose of the role.”


391. “Jesus said, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”” – Mark 10:45


392. “Many who aspire to leadership fail because they have never learned to follow.” —J. Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership


393. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” – Ken Blanchard


394. “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”


395. “Developing leaders in a pipeline is developing them for all arenas of life.” – Eric Geiger, Senior Vice President of Lifeway


396. “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”


397. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. - Mother Teresa


398. “There would be no sense in saying you trusted Jesus if you would not take his advice.” – C. S. Lewis


399. “Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.”—Thomas Aquinas


400. “The Church has tried to marry the New Testament model of leadership with corporate & professional models. The marriage hasn’t worked too well as primary reliance on professional management tools replaces reliance on the presence, initiative & guidance we can only gain through His Spirit.” – John Wimber


401. “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John C. Maxwell


402. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way”. —John C. Maxwell


403. Honest leaders are rewarded.


404. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton


405. “A true shepherd leads the way. He does not merely point the way.” – Leonard Ravenhill


406. “When I call on Jesus, all things are possible.”


407. “…..from everyone who has been given much shall much be required……”


408. “Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.” John C. Maxwell


409. “In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.”


410. “The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you’ve made a hiring mistake.” – Jim Collins


411. “But it is not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.”


412. “Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.” John C. Maxwell


413. Leaders act with integrity.


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415. “Courage isn’t an absence of fear. It’s doing what you are afraid to do. It’s having the power to let go of the familiar and forge ahead into new territory.” John C. Maxwell


416. “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” John C. Maxwell


417. “Leaders don’t rise to the pinnacle of success without developing the right set of attitudes and habits; they make every day a masterpiece.” John C. Maxwell


418. “But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.” Matthew 20:26


419. “The king establishes the land by justice, But he who receives bribes overthrows it.”


420. Leaders are fearless.


421. “True greatness, true leadership, is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.” —J. Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership


422. “Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.”


423. “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”—Abraham Lincoln


424. “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” John C. Maxwell


425. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.” – Charles Spurgeon


426. “But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


427. “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.”


428. There is not a single thing that Jesus cannot change, control, and conquer because he is the living Lord. - Franklin Graham


429. “Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.”


430. “Without Christ there is no hope.” – Charles Spurgeon


431. Age is irrelevant to good leadership.


432. “I’ve always believed leaders don’t ask others to do what they’re unwilling to do.” – Mike Huckabee


433. “A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”


434. “God never made a promise that was too good to be true.”—Dwight L. Moody


435. “Confident and courageous leaders have no problems pointing out their own weaknesses and ignorance.” – Thom Rainer, President of Lifeway


436. “True greatness, true leadership, is found in in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.” – J. Oswald Sanders


437. “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” John C. Maxwell


438. “Leaders are meant to help others become the people God created them to be.” John C. Maxwell


439. Leaders learn from the example of others.


440. “Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems. We must decide that we’re not going to quit. When we’re bombarded with doubts and fears, we must take a stand and say: ‘I’ll never give up! God’s on my side. He loves me, and He’s helping me! I’m going to make it!’” (Read full article here)


441. “Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. “


442. “The greatest hope that you could ever have is that with regards to eternal life through faith in Jesus Christ”. – Yvonne I. Wilson, KAEN


443. “According to [the Bible], a leader is first and foremost a servant. His concern is not for himself; his concern is not to give orders, to boss other people around, to have his own way. His concern is to meet the needs of others.” – Wayne Mack


444. “The best predictor of success is grit. How you choose to respond to life’s trials—your uncommon moments—is everything.”


445. “We’ve traded the leadership pipeline of Jesus for the constructs of cultural Christianity.” —Will Mancini (auxano.com and LifeYounique.com)


446. “I wish not merely to be called Christian, but also to be Christian.”—Saint Ignatius


447. “Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.”


448. “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” John C. Maxwell


449. Leaders serve for the good of many.


450. “‘You are to follow no man further than he follows Christ.’ – John Collins [Tweet this]


451. God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.” - Dietrich Bonhoeffer


452. “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” – Jim Collins


453. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.”

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