Work hard when the season requires it Plowing the ground and planting seed is hard work Weeding for optimal growth is, too We reap what we sow (Galatians 6:7-8)
Heed the seasons Pay attention to the rhythms of your organization and the people you lead Work with those rhythms, not against them Allow for and create seasons of rest Find the best in each season and enjoy it
Consult the experts When you are out of your depth, ask for help Failing to do so may jeopardize all you’ve worked to accomplish
Prune with care Study the plant first Evaluate the best shape for future growth Prune at the right time for each plant Prune only enough to produce much fruit Processes and systems need evaluation regularly. Keep them simple Teams need evaluation, too. Prune carefully and prayerfully.
Supply nutrients (training) and water (praise/good words) in appropriate amounts Too much and you’ll drown them to death Too little and they’ll wither and die
Wisdom is highly prized in God’s economy. He says we should do everything possible to get it and give up anything necessary to acquire it. God’s wisdom is based in relationship with Him. When we ask God for wisdom He gives it in great measure. Wisdom requires us to look at what’s really down deep […]