Twenty Leadership Questions for Building a City within the CityTuesday, January 16, 2007
Acts 29 & The Resurgence Regional [NW]
Taught by Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill ChurchNehemiah raises many missional leadership questions every Christian must contend with if they hope to build a city within the city.The following twenty questions are general principles. They will be most beneficial if used along with the reading of Nehemiah so that they can be specifically applied to actual ministry issues.
What has God revealed to you (1:1–11a)?
What must you walk away from to pursue God’s calling (1:11b)?
How will you communicate your vision to others (2:1–3)?
Who must you ask for what resources (2:4–10)?
What research must you do to realistically assess the total cost (time, money, energy, emotion, etc.) of the mission (2:11–16)?
Which leaders must be strategically recruited first (2:17–20)?
Where is the best place to begin the work (3:1–32)?
Where are your gates (3:1–32)?
How will you respond to your critics (4:1–23)?
How can you show the gospel with mercy (5:1–19)?
How will you handle escalating opposition and their threats (6:1–14)?
What is the generational legacy you are laboring for (7:4–73)?
How will you connect your ground war and your air war (8:1–18)?
Will you courageously and continuously call your people to repentance (9:1–38)?
What are your terms for covenant membership (10:38–11:36)?
How will you track who God is bringing and assimilate them (11:1–36)?
Who are your trustworthy priests who can work in the mission while you work on the mission (12:1–26)?
How will you celebrate your wins (12:27–47)?
How much will you demand of your men (13:1–22)?
Which closed-hand, practical life issues will you go to war for (13:23–31)?