Getting Rich vs. Growing Rich in Investments

King Solomon once noted that there is really nothing new under the sun. Others have opined that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Acquiring wealth is no exception. Getting Rich Quickly? People have been trying to “get rich quick” since the dawn of time, and the vast majority have been wiped… Read More Getting Rich vs. Growing Rich in Investments

Jesus, an Example of Mentoring Leadership

One of the greatest strengths of mentoring leaders is the ability to teach.  To reproduce himself, a man must teach, by words and by actions, those who are learning from him.  Jesus taught large groups and the people marveled at the wisdom and authority of His words.  He was doing His most important work, however,… Read More Jesus, an Example of Mentoring Leadership

Hezekiah – an Example of Crisis Leadership

After the golden age of Israel, during the reigns of David and his son Solomon, Israel split apart.  The tribes of Judah and Benjamin kept Rehoboam, grandson of David as their king, but the northern ten tribes chose Jeroboam, an Ephraimite.  The subsequent history of Israel is a sad tale of uniformly evil rulers, people… Read More Hezekiah – an Example of Crisis Leadership

David, an Example of Growth and Development in Leadership

Of all the leaders in ancient Israel, the greatest are Moses, whom we have already discussed, and David, who is the subject of this article.  David’s father was Jesse, the son of Obed and descendant of Boaz, a wealthy landowner.  His ancestral lineage was through the line of Judah, a ruler among his people.  David… Read More David, an Example of Growth and Development in Leadership

Moses, an Example of Administrative Leadership and People Management

Moses is the single most famous leader in the Old Testament and is respected by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.   He was born a Hebrew slave, adopted by an Egyptian princess, raised as a prince of Egypt, exiled at age 40 after killing an Egyptian who beat a Hebrew slave.  Fleeing to the tribe of… Read More Moses, an Example of Administrative Leadership and People Management

Leadership Examples of Abraham, Jacob and Joseph

Abraham In many ways, Abraham was an entrepreneurial leader. Born in Ur in southeast Mesopotamia in the second millennium BC, Abraham had a wide variety of skills and a strong work ethic. He could have been very successful in Ur. God, however, had other plans. Terah, Abram’s father, took his entire family, including Abram and… Read More Leadership Examples of Abraham, Jacob and Joseph