In John Stott’s book, The Preacher’s Portrait, he lays out five characteristics that the preacher is. The last thing that the preacher is sets the quality of their character and the genuineness of their humility.
Leaders not only build culture but the hold the vision and set the trajectory for their teams. This requires the leader to keep their head above the fog and eyes forward to what’s ahead. There are 3 features for having clear vision.
In John Stott’s book, The Preacher’s Portrait, he lays out five characteristics that the preacher is. The preacher has seen and known the goodness of God and provides an eye-witness account to those who hear.
Modern work ethic and individualism didn’t create the myth of the leader who has to do it all themselves. Flashback to the time of ancient Israel and to a man named Moses who looks a lot like to overworked man many see in the mirror.
Sunday comes around every week and the pastor is called on to preach. But how do you decide what to preach? Is there a guideline for what preachers should preach? The answers to these questions are vital not only for the preacher but for their hearers.