Read this blog entry from our Pastor…

CallingForReign

A.W. Tozer was a pastor (serving 30 years at Southside Alliance Church in Chicago, IL) and author of more than 40 books. He died 1963, but many of his books are still in print today including two that are widely considered Christian Classics: The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy.

From the daily web devotional published from his writings, I share a gem regarding leadership. As you read it, think of the contrast between his view and the contemporary ideas about leadership.

“I believe that 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 Church of the Firstborn is no place for the demagogue or the petty religious dictator. The true leader will have no wish to lord it over God’s heritage, but will be humble, gentle, self-sacrificing and altogether…

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