Davidic Leadership for Marketplace LeadershipRaising mighty men(Adapted from the story of 400 men) Hope of David Series Prepared by Philip Tan Dec 2011 Version 1
Davidic LeadershipBackground 400 men with personal crisis, distress, in debt and discontented departed from King Saul’s administration and drawn to the presence of the distressed King David King David drawn to a cave out of fear, running away from emerging threats from an old foe King David remerged as captain & champion with mighty men
Davidic Leadership About the condition of the 400 men They had skills but lack of purpose in life They had readiness but lack of direction in life They had to survive but lack of confidence They had to stick together but lack of collaborative integration
Davidic LeadershipWhy was 400 troubled men attracted toKing David’s leadership?They were desperately looking for a RELIABLE LEADER
Davidic LeadershipFrom King Saul’s administration to King David leadership modelKing Saul a type of system from the source of the fleshPeople are tired of the systems of the world,void of hope, empty of inner fulfillment, lost ofmeaning
Davidic LeadershipWhat did King David possess that attractedthese men?• Leadership availability• Leadership integrity• Leadership compassion• Leadership hope• Leadership direction• Leadership favored by God’s presence
Davidic LeadershipDavid’s leadership responses to 400 men He was compassionate He accepted them for what they were He assembled their strength He provided leadership mgmt
Davidic LeadershipKing David had remnant rather than the whole..BUT HE HAD GOD’s PRESENCE, FAVOR & ANOINTING of THE SPIRIT
Davidic LeadershipRecognize David’s apostolic calling tounderstand the way he responded tocircumstances Called Chosen Anointed Commissioned Possessed Enlarged
Davidic LeadershipDavidic Type of Apostolic Leadership Develops an influential realm Establishes a meaningful identity Unveils a lasting purpose Creates expected returns-blessingsLost souls in the marketplace are seeking forapostolic leadership !
Davidic LeadershipIn the hour of darkness.. let’s raise mighty, not wimpy men King David was concern about his whole army, not partial…Marketplace apostolic leadership needs to look into the interest of the Body not parts King David was exercising affirmative justice, sharing the plunder between the 400 and 200 men…Marketplace leaders need to conquer every selfish ambition such as greed, personal interest, narcissism and exhibit unequal justice & generosity going against self kingdom King David did not surrender to the seduction of dark motive to avenge King Saul…Marketplace leaders need to recognize authority and protocol in order for God to do His part for us
Davidic LeadershipFrom Cave to Conquest God has reserved faithful remnants for Himself in the last days God is already training mighty men for the last days Mighty Men of God Mighty men will assemble and together arise from their hidden place They are faceless, unknown to many yet vanguards of the Lord, great in doing exploits for His kingdom
Davidic LeadershipApplications What type of leadership do you exercise in the workplace? Do you consider yourself as a role model for those reporting to you? Which areas of leadership can you improve in your workplace? As a leader in the workplace, how do you respond to crisis, troubling circumstances, besetting issues, etc?