Entries by Jim Van Yperen

The Personhood of Jesus’ Leadership

“Whoever would be great among you must be your servant.” Matthew 20:26 Jesus is clear. Leaders in His kingdom stand in contrast to leaders of the world. While the latter “lord’s over,” the former serves under. This is the personhood of Jesus leadership. But what, specifically, are the marks of a person who serves. I […]

The Otherness of Leadership: Part One

How the nature of God shapes the nature of ministry. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves . . . Have this mindset in you which was also in Christ Jesus.  Phil. 2:3,5 Jesus is our master and model for leadership. To lead more like him, […]