Proverbs 11:1, “A false balance is abomination to the Lord: but a just weight is his delight.”
God is looking for and in search of men! Leadership on the part of men is almost extinct.
- Do your job.
- Be an asset, not a liability.
- Do more than you are told.
- Don’t forget things.
- Take notes at meetings.
- Pray for your pastor and let him know.
- Be sensitive to the way the pastor wants things done.
- Your motto should be: “There is a way we do things around here.”
- Be loyal.
- Loyalty is not silent.
- Loyalty silences critics.
- Loyalty defends.
- Loyalty means, “legible.” People should easily “read” your loyalty.
- Schedule your time with God first.
- Schedule your church time.
- Schedule your family time.
- Get a passion about life.
- Set goals in every are of life.
- Live for others.
- Listen to hot preaching sermons!
- Give above and beyond the tithe.
- Make it clear that you agree with all church policies.
- Teens should not be able to use you as a wedge against authority.
- Write your pastor encouraging notes.
- Be specific in your praise.
- Be thankful.
- Remember him and his family on special occasions.
- Remember their special days.
- Spoil your pastor and his family.
- Be prepared at staff meetings.
- Never stop your pastor for “hallway counseling” during the week.
- Important questions should be prepared ahead of time for your staff meetings.
- A question is not very important if a person doesn’t think of it until he sees the pastor.
- Learn to say, “I’m sorry.”
- Do good to everyone.
- Never quit
Jonathan Wells|Youth Pastor
Parkside Baptist Church, Mesquite, TX