My “Nehemiah Prayer” for Alameda

As I recently mentioned on this blog, I am reading through the Old Testament book of Nehemiah as a way of helping me be the godly leader my church family needs me to be during our season of transitioning in some new congregational leaders. I was so inspired by Nehemiah's prayer in Nehemiah 1 that … Continue reading My “Nehemiah Prayer” for Alameda

5 Elements of a Godly Leader’s Prayers (Five on Friday)

This week's "Five on Friday" continues my observations from Nehemiah 1 that I first wrote about on Wednesday. Here are 5 elements of a godly leader's prayers... An Acknowledgement of the One, True God Nehemiah addresses his prayer to "God of heaven" in verse 5.  That phrase was frequently used in Nehemiah's time by the … Continue reading 5 Elements of a Godly Leader’s Prayers (Five on Friday)

Want to Be a Godly Leader?

I am currently spending my personal devotional time in the Old Testament book of Nehemiah.  Nehemiah stepped into a leadership role during a time of turmoil and transition for God's called people of Israel and became a picture of God-centered leadership.  As a result, many leaders have looked to Nehemiah's example in order to learn … Continue reading Want to Be a Godly Leader?