Leaders on a Mission
What makes you angry when you wake up at three o’clock in the morning? What community issues do you see? What are you doing about the problems you see? What is your mission individually? What can we do together?
Consider Genesis 14:14-16
Five kings attacked the city and took Lot, the goods, the women and the people.
What are the five kings that overrun cities globally?
- No development
- Low education, no education, miseducation
Who are the five kings who have overrun Atlanta?
- No jobs and economic opportunity for returning citizens
- Violence in the community
- Addictions: opioids, heroine, crack, alcohol, tobacco, sugar, caffeine,
They took all the provisions. Vs 12
They took and held the citizens captive. Vs 16
They (the enemy) had a history of conquering and holding everything.
Leaders on a mission must stop and confront these kings.
Leaders on a mission must be armed.
Consider Ephesians 6:14-16
We need the power of organized people.
We need 318 trained leaders.
Leaders on a mission must to be armed with…
- The gospel
- The word of God
Leaders on a mission must be willing to do justice.
Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?
Leaders must be willing to return goods, services and citizens to the city.
What is our strategy?
Be trained in the house: Prayer, Bible study, Personal development.
The power of organized leaders is our strength. 318 leaders.
Consider John 9 as a case study
This chapter begins with a man born blind who receives his vision. Vs 1-5
This chapter ends with leaders who have sight being called blind. Vs 40-41
Consider Matthew 23 particularly Vs 16-23 **** (Video)
We need everyone! Everyone can work! Your presence is necessary!
We need 318 leaders!