The Fellowship of Joyful Followship



Scripture Reference: Hebrews 13:15-19

There is no joy in biblical leadership where there is no followship.

No man can be an effective leader until he has learned to be a faithful follower.

Hebrews 5:8

Phil. 2:5-8

Commit to Leadership


“obey” —> a command; middle voice; be persuaded, committed, convinced; make the choice

a persuaded confidence in God’s leadership


Yielded submmission

“submit” to the leadership

accountability (before God)

“keep watch” —> be alert; sleepless

Isaiah 62:6, Ez. 3:17; Acts 20:28

“joy or grief” { burden, groaning, sigh, or sadness } (v 17)

2 Corinthians 12:15

3 John 4

The privileged life of pleasing God

Commit to your leadership and care for your leadership (v 18-19)

Pray for your leadership

Believe the best

Desire to honorably conduct themselves in all things