Jeff Kowell's BLOG...
Director of Life Safety for New Life Church, Colorado Springs, CO
LEADERSHIP = OWNERSHIP!
“Here I am with the children God has given me.”
(Hebrews 2:13b NKJV)
28 Then, besides all this, I have the daily burden of my concern for all the churches.29 Who is weak without my feeling that weakness? Who is led astray, and I do not burn with anger?
(2 Corinthians 11:28-29 NLT)
11 “Holy Father, you have given me your name, now protect them by the power of your name so that they will be united just as we are. 12 During my time here, I protected them by the power of the name you gave me. I guarded them so that not one was lost…”
(John 17:11-12a NLT)
In Hebrews 2:13b cited above, there is a prophetic reference to Jesus, the Messiah. Jesus proclaims to God the Father that He has embarked on His calling to put on human nature and restore our broken relationship with God. Jesus is forever connecting Himself to those that God the Father has given Him. This is Ownership. This is Leadership – on the grandest scale. This is the type of Leadership we are called to as followers of Jesus and Security/Safety Ministry Leaders – the Leadership that flows from a divine sense of purpose and Ownership of our mission and of those given into our care. READ MORE...