7 Keys To Biblical Business Leadership

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Galatians 5:22 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”

Billions of dollars every year are spent in Corporate America on Leadership Training and development. I know this because I train Leadership and Coaching in Corporate America. But the absolute best type of leadership is the type where someone demonstrates the 9 traits listed in today’s Scripture.

Imagine if corporate leaders would practice these consistently. Wow! Wouldn’t you love to see that? The Bible is the best place in the world to learn how to be a great leader.

So today, ask yourself, “Do I lead with these traits?”

Love – Do I demonstrate true concern for my fellow workers, customers, clients, and associates?

Joy – Do I maintain the attitude that regardless of the current circumstances, everything will work out in the end?

Peace – Do I calmly go about my work- or do I “rant and rave”or “get upset” when things don’t go smoothly?

Patience – Do I maintain an attitude of “allowing people to grow” or do I demand they “have it all together” right now?

Kindness – Do I genuinely treat others with dignity and respect?

Goodness – Do I really have the best interest of others in mind when I talk, work with them?

Faithfulness – Do I speak the same of others when I am not with them, as when I am? In other words, do I “talk behind others backs”&r?                                   Do I put in an honest day’s work?

Self-Control – Do I maintain the discipline to do my job with excellence? Am I pro-active or do I act re-actively? Do I take personal                                               responsibility- or do I allow myself to be a “victim”?


These, my friends, are words of leadership from the Word of God.


  • Jill Lagergren | May 11, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Very nice principles indeed.

  • Lawrence Ruiz | Jun 25, 2019 at 2:22 am

    In no particular order, however definitely decent and in order.

  • Dan Johnson | Jul 19, 2020 at 3:04 am

    Ive been researching multiple speakers about leadership And becoming the best leader possible for a nonprofit domestic violence shelter in Florida. At church tonight, it hit me that the ultimate leader has used the Bible to teach me everything I need to know. I will be saving these principles and doing my best through prayer to have the Holy Spirit work through me and be the best. For Him. Not for man. I need to be a God pleaser. Not man pleaser.

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