A VOLUNTEER SPIRIT
A. For the church to be efficient, there must be mature leadership.
B. Let’s consider a fundamental attitude that is necessary for leadership development.
I. A person must have a volunteer spirit.
A. Importance of a good attitude.
B. This requires desire. 1 Peter 2:2 (895); 1 Timothy 3:1 (877). Example:
C. A volunteer spirit requires the proper attitude toward others. Philippians 2:
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D. Other necessary qualities for leadership in the church using Isaiah, the prophet, as an
example. Isaiah 6:1-8 (518)
1. Reverence. Vv1-5
2. Humility. Vv3,5
3. Gratitude for God. Vv7-8
4. A cleansed heart. V7
II. Hindrances to a volunteer spirit.
A. The fear of failure. Matthew 25-selected verses (726); Philippians
B. The fear of hard work.
C. The fear of criticism. Examples:
A. 2 Timothy 1:6-7,12 (879)