Session 1, God and Leadership

Growth Projects for March – work on these from February 26 to April 2 (until our next meeting)

Read Scripture – Exodus 33:12—34:10; Psalm 19 & 145, and memorize Jeremiah 9:23-24.

Attributes of God

  • Read – David Platt’s outline on the “The Greatness and Goodness of God” from Secret Church “Who is God?”  You can also watch his talk on Youtube and follow along with the outline. It is called “Secret Church: Who Is God? Part 3” (you can also access all the sessions and notes HERE)
  • Read – Wayne Grudem, Bible Doctrine chapter 4 and 5 on God’s Attributes. Order book HERE, short version HERE.
  • Write – a prayer of praise to God, weaving in the attributes that stand out to you.

Awe of God

  • Read – J.I. Packer article on “The People Who Know Their God.”
  • Read Paul Tripp’s chapter 3 “Ministry” in his book Awe. A helpful youtube clip is HERE
  • Write – your answers to the following: Are you living with a healthy awe of God? How does your ministry reflect these six principles of ministry fruit that result from an awe of God? How can fears in your life and ministry be addressed with a healthy awe of God? To review the principles of ministry fruit, Doug’s Session Notes

Stewardship of God’s Resources: Time and Money

For Further Study (optional)

  • Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer
  • Introducing Christian Doctrine by Millard Erickson pages 85-105.
  • Bruce Ware’s teaching at, understanding theology course, lecture on the attributes of God. LINK
  • God and Money by Cortines and Baumer
  • Humility by Andrew Murray
  • Managing God’s Money by Randy Alcorn
  • Time Well Spent by R.C. Sproul
  • Getting things Done by David Allen. Also great podcast through EntreLeadership #184
  • Awe by Paul David Tripp
  • Helpful free graphic from Visual Theology.