Steps to accomplishing the task that God has given you

Exodus 18:17-27

  1. Realize that you are not able to perform it alone. Exodus 18:18
  2. You must learn how to choose leaders to help Exodus 18:21
    1. They must be capable
    2. They must have character
      1.  truthful
      2. not covetous
      3. They must have a close personal walk with God
  3. You must learn how to distinguish their abilities and place them in the right position Exodus 18:21
    1. some will lead over thousands
    2. some will lead over hundreds
    3. some will lead over fifties
    4. some will lead over tens
  4. You must be willing to allow them the freedom to exercise their gifts in their area Exodus 18:22
  5. You must be willing to train them to do the job you delegate to them Exodus 18:20
    1. teach them the lessons
    2. show them how or the way
    3.  make them understand the work they are to do
  6. You must be available to help with their problems and to provide further training on an ongoing basis Exodus 18:22
  7. You must never be to big to accept advise Exodus 18:17
About the author

Austin Gardner is pastor of Vision Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Previously he was church planting missionary in Peru for 20 years.

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