OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: BECOMING AN EXEMPLARY LEADER II
OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: Memorise: And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. Genesis 11:4
OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: Read: Genesis 11:1-6
Rarely will anyone see a better way of doing things and not connect with it. If you want to do the extraordinary, your followers must first and foremost share the same vision with you.
Before the people started working on the project in Genesis 11, the leaders had spelt out the vision to everyone. Don’t expect people to join you when they don’t know where you are going. Sell your vision so convincingly that they will adopt it as their own and be ready to pay any price to get there. Habakkuk 2:2 says:
“And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.”
As a leader, is your vision written for all your followers to see? Is it plain enough for them to understand? ls it available on all ‘tables rather than just your table? If you answered yes to all, then you have laid the right foundation for your followers to key into your vision.
Habakkuk 2:2 says the vision should be plain upon tables, not just a table. Thus, every stakeholder must be aware of the vision.
Long before our exponential growth started in the RCCG, we made it compulsory for the vision and mission statements to be displayed publicly in every parish. Everyone knew our number one vision is to make heaven and the second is to take as many as possible with us. So, we were always looking for ways to start new parishes of the Church. Today there are so many parishes around the world, not because I am an expert at planting them, but because the vision is no longer just mine, it is everyone’s. Sometime ago, I prophesied that the work would be so much, I wouldn’t be able to attend to all and even ushers would perform wonders. Today, by the grace of God, miracles happen during praise and worship sessions at some of our services. A lot of members and workers are already being used of God. One woman even raised three dead people in one day, something I am yet to do.
OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: Bible in one year: Ezra 4-6
OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: Hymn 20: Nearer, My God To Thee
OPEN HEAVEN 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 FRIDAY: Reflection: Is your vision plainly written down for all your followers to see?