10 Leadership Lessons from 12 Disciples Purple People Leader Pt. 3 9-5-2010 Integrity Church - Todd Felkel John 6:70-71 Then Jesus replied, "Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!" (He meant Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, who, though one of the Twelve, was later to betray him.) The twelve disciples are listed in Matthew 10:1-4, Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16, Acts 1:12-14 Lesson #1: Pray humbly then proceed boldly. Luke 6:12 One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. Lesson #2: Train the called. Do not call the trained. Lesson #3: Big groups need smaller groups. - Life’s a journey, find some friends to walk it with you. Lesson #4: Every group needs a leader. Lesson #5: Not everybody gets the same press. Lesson #6: Get the men. Lesson #7: Weird groups are the best groups. Lesson #8: Can’t make everybody happy. Genesis 50:20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. Lesson #9: Be under authority before in authority. Matthew 8:10 When Jesus heard this, he was astonished and said to those following him, "I tell you the truth, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith. Lesson #10: Follow Jesus without excuse. John 21:21-22 When Peter saw him, he asked, "Lord, what about him?" Jesus answered, "If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me."