The Life of A True Pacesetter: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted on Jan 16, 2020

The Life of A True Pacesetter: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This month, at our Seven Virtues of Manhood Breakfast, we talked about what it means to be a Pacesetter. We said Pacesetters are driven by values, not by their own ambitions or desires. True Pacesetters see the world as God sees it. Pacesetters see what should be rather than what is. They know God made all humans in his image. Pacesetters are not deterred by false barriers or excuses about why something can’t be done. Pacesetters fight for what God calls them to do—no matter what opposition stands before them.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was that kind of man — a true Pacesetter. He believed all men and women are created by God and in the image of God, and he believed that standing up for the oppressed and marginalized was worth dying for.


V3 - The Servant Leader
VIRTUE OF THE MONTH
The Servant Leader

Takes Initiative for Others.

A servant leader:
● Uses the position and power of leadership to serve others
● Knows what it means that the last will be first
● Serves others even when it is unpopular
● Stands firm in God’s truth in an uncertain world
● Understands leadership is more courageous than comfortable
● Sees a need and meets a need and gets others involved

Key Verse: “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of others.” - Philippians 2:3-4


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