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1 Peter 5:2-3 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.


Leadership is to be viewed as a privilege and not a burden. God’s word tells us that it is not the firm hand of leadership but the examples given by leadership that will cause people to follow a leader. Isn’t that what Christ did with His disciples?