How many dads have heard their children say those words? A standard reply to that statement in our house is, “It doesn’t matter if you don’t want to, it’s what you need to do.” Leadership is that way for many men. It was for me.
When I read the Scriptures, it seems that I am not alone. Moses resisted leadership as did Jeremiah. When I look at the church, I know I am not alone. Leadership is hard, intimidating, and even lonely. I get it.
You may not want to be a leader, but God has asked every man to be a leader in some way or another. At the very least, each man should be a leader in their home (Ephesians 5:23-33). And for you single men, leadership is still required – in church, at work, etc.
Here is the good news. God will transform you into the leader you are designed to be. Speaking of design, not all leader are extroverts. John Calvin and Abraham Lincoln are two examples of introverts leading well. So, if you are an introvert, chances are that you could be a great leader.
This article believes as much.
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