"When Do I Get to Be the Boss?"
Serving Leads to Leadership
1 Samuel 17:32-37 ; 18:5-9
1 Timothy 4:12
Read 1 Samuel 17:32-37 and 1 Samuel 18:5-9.
-Based on your list, write a definition of a good boss.
Read Luke 22:24-27
-Based on what Jesus said, what does it take to be a great boss?
-How eager are you to be the boss if it means following these verses? Explain.
Read John 13:1-17.
-Even though Jesus was the greatest boss ever, he wasn’t above acting like a servant. What have you done this past week that would be an example of Jesus’ type of leadership?
-What can you do to prepare yourself to be a good boss in the future?
Read 1 Timothy 4:12.
Draw a self-portrait. Around your picture, write ways you can set an example of being a servant-leader right now!
paper, scissors, small chair
-Cut out 12 palm branches.
-While standing (carefully) on a chair, try to drop the palm branches in a circle around you in 1 minute or less.
When Jesus came in on a donkey, the people waved and laid palm branches on the road he was traveling.
-Pick 6-10 hymns songs that the group would be familiar with.
-Have one person read one verse of the song to see if you can guess it without hearing the words to the chorus.
2 small plastic bowl
-Mark off a start and finish line.
-Grab a partner to have a race with. The donkey that carried Jesus in was carrying precious cargo.
-See if you can get down on all fours and place the bowl filled with candy on your back and see who can get to the finish line first without spilling the bowl of candy.