2 Timothy: learning to lead
Everything rises and falls on leadership. Although ultimately the church rises and falls on God's sovereign working, from an earthly perspective we can say that the church and its success in the world rises and falls on leadership. Which is why the pressing priority of every local church is the development of its leaders.
2 Timothy serves as a concentrated collection of insights into spiritual leadership. In it Paul, aware of his imminent death, is handing the baton of leadership to his aide Timothy. In these four short but powerful chapters he reminds him of the essential qualities of leadership.
If you're hungry to develop your own spiritual leadership (and you should be), then you'll thrive on this commentary, written with the growth of a leader in mind ...Part 1Part 2Part 3