Developing The Leader Within, Evans Olang

Genesis 41:33, “Now therefore, let Pharaoh select a discerning wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt”…And Pharaoh said to his servants, “Can we find such a one as this, a man in who is the Spirit of God?”…And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt”

One man was asked how he makes elephant sculptures off a tree trunk, his response, “I take the tree trunk, chop off out of it what does not look like an elephant and what I will be left with will be an elephant. Thereafter I refine that elephant to bring to a completion what I had in mind when I thought of making it”. I have read somewhere that “leaders are not born but are made”. Continue reading “Developing The Leader Within, Evans Olang”

When You Can’t Get What You Want, by Evans Olang

Genesis 39:16-20, “16 So she kept his garment with her until his master came home. 17 Then she spoke to him with words like these, saying, “The Hebrew servant whom you brought to us came in to me to mock me; 18 so it happened, as I lifted my voice and cried out, that he left his garment with me and fled outside.” 19 So it was, when his master heard the words which his wife spoke to him, saying, “Your servant did to me after this manner,” that his anger was aroused. 20 Then Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison”

One of the most frightening things in my opinion is the damage a tongue can do. James speaks extensively about the tongue, how deadly it is left unattended. Have you ever wondered why God gave us one mouth to speak and two ears to listen instead of the other way round? Yet we find that a lot of people are quick to speak and slow to listen; They jump to conclusions without facts. Continue reading “When You Can’t Get What You Want, by Evans Olang”

Make Me A Servant, Evans Olang

Leviticus 25:55, “For the children of Israel are servants to Me; they are My servants whom I brought out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God”

Difficult people to lead are those who come to a place with their own agenda. We come for us, we come to receive and if we don’t get it as expected, frustrations may rise. Some have been so much affected that they left because they were not satisfied by what they received. Continue reading “Make Me A Servant, Evans Olang”