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Writings on Christian leadership and leader development by Malcolm Webber


Get in His Presence!

Genuine trials and tribulations should be joyfully endured, and their duration unquestioningly committed to your faithful Creator. But the loss of the Presence of God in your life should not be endured any longer than the time it takes to fall to your knees, to seek His face that it may once again shine unobstructed upon your life.

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It’s So Unfair!

Many times as leaders, it feels like we are giving everything to try to help others without getting much in return. It seems so unfair! But this is the nature of the Christian life – to love others and to do to them what we would have them do to us (Luke 6:31). This is the nature of servanthood. In particular, this is the nature of [...]

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The Lord’s Commandment

John the Apostle taught constantly on love, so much so that, it was said, the people he taught grew weary of its incessant reiteration. His constant admonition was, “Little children, love one another.” When asked, “Master, why do you always say this?” his reply was, “Because it is the Lord’s commandment, and if only it be done, it is [...]

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Self-Giving Leadership

Read this parable of the bamboo if you would serve in leadership. On the hillsides in Kucheng District the most valuable trees are often marked with the owner’s name. A common way of conveying water from the mountain springs down to the villages is in channels made of lengths of bamboo fitted one to the other. A beautiful tree stood [...]

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On the Ministry of Teaching

When reading the Bible, we need to always think about who the author was and what he experienced. What made him write what he wrote? The authors of the Bible wrote out of their life experiences. They did not teach mere theory. They experienced God. Truth was revealed and taught through their lives, not just on paper in their writings. [...]

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On Brokenness

All around us we see leaders with “broken legs.” Our first response as young, emerging leaders might be to think, “You can’t help me! I’m trying to avoid the very thing that has happened to you!” Or even, “Look! My leg is not broken. I know more than you do; I’m doing better than you are!” Such a response reflects the short-sighted and [...]

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