Travis Ogle

Family Conversation - Part 2

Leadership Transition
Jan 9, 2022
Psalm 67:7

In this message Pastors Vance and Travis continue the family conversation that we began on the weekend of December 5. What are the biblical components of leadership that are modeled in the New Testament Church? We answer this question and more throughout this conversation. If you would like to learn more about this topic, visit hopechurchlv.com/transtition.

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FAMILY CONVERSATION


Part 2


 


“Form follows function”—Louis Sullivan, American architect in 1896


 



  1. WHAT ARE THE BIBLICAL COMPONENTS OF LEADERSHIP THAT ARE MODELED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH?


 



  1. Plurality— the early church led together


 


“And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.”—Acts 14:23


 



  1. Humility— the early church led submitted to God and each other


 


“But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”—Acts 6:4


 


III. Transparency—the early church led in an open and honest manner


 


“We take this course so that no one should blame us about this generous gift that is being administered by us, for we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of man.”—2 Corinthians 8:20-21


 



  1. Accountabilitythe early church led responsibly


 


“So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you, not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.”—1 Peter 5:1-3


 



  1. Unitythe early church led by hearing from God together


 


“May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”—Romans 15:5-6


 



  1. Temporarily the early church led with the future in mind


 


“and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.”—2 Timothy 2:2


 


 



  1. HOW DO WE APPLY THESE BIBLICAL COMPONENTS MODELED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH AT HOPE CHURCH?


 


Hope Church is led by a plurality of pastors who walk together in Christ-like submission with a Stewardship Team for accountability, wisdom, and counsel.


 


Am I willing to share what I know and provide opportunities to learn and grow for those who will come after me?  –Ken Blanchard, Lead Like Jesus


 


As a leader, if others fail when you are absent, you have failed when you were present.


 



  1. We are moving forward dependant on God.

  2. We are moving forward together.


III. We are moving forward on mission.


 


You will not find a church more devoted to _____________.


 


You will not find a church more devoted to the mission of God.


 


God blesses us, that all the ends of the earth my fear him. Psalm 67:7 (NASB 1995)


 



  1. We are moving forward with the next generation of pastoral leadership already in place.


 


“And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.”—Acts 14:23


 


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