In addition to the need for leadership... we need a renewed faith.
1. Renewed belief in Jesus Christ and the mission of the church.
2. Renewed attitude for servanthood.
3. More strategic prayer effort.
Nehemiah’s leadership has been the subject of countless books and articles over the years. He was even the focus of a portion of Dr. Howard Hendricks’ first leadership course at Dallas Seminary in 1988. This week we took a deeper look at what Nehemiah did in the first 4 months after he got the news about the walls.
So... we’re having an interesting time with this question: What does a biblical church look like? To answer that question (beyond the fundamentals of preaching, worship, prayer and witnessing), we’re focusing on what a missionary does when they go to a new culture.
If we want to grow in Christ, we have to make adjustments to how we spend our time. The average American watches enough TV ever day in a year that it equals watching from January through March - 24/7.