I have many areas in which I need to improve. One of the most critical that I always must work on is my role in the home. I must continually develop my leadership within my home so that my wife and child receive the best that I have to offer.
Due to my great ambition for the ministry, I could easily neglect my family. If I apply these leadership lessons to the home as well as the church, I will also see greater impact for the Kingdom stemming from my home.
If I intentionally mentored my child, he would have a greater opportunity to impact the world a step ahead of me when I entered the ministry. If I intentionally provide ways for them to serve in ministry contexts, I will allow them to develop a heart and a passion for dedicated service. If I lovingly confront their character or shortcomings, I will provide a training ground for their discipleship. If I allow them to take the lead in family discipleship times, their initial meager attempts will turn into seasoned powerful offerings to God.
To serve truly within my home, I must maintain intentionality. Change doesn’t happen in the home by accident, we must decide to make our families a priority.