Acts: Jesus Builds His Church
Acts: Jesus Builds His Church
What Is Godly Leadership? (Acts 20:17-38)

This is the 33rd sermon in our series Acts: Jesus Builds His Church.

Sermon Outline:

  1. God’s plan for leadership: A plurality of godly elders (20:17).
  2. Paul’s example of godly leadership (20:18-27).
  3. Paul’s encouragement to be godly leaders (20:28-35).
  4. Godly leaders and Gospel-goodbyes (20:36-38).

Discussion Questions:

  • As you think about the leaders you have respected most, what attributes have they had that were impactful? How do those attributes reflect the character of Jesus?
  • Where have you seen the American church pursue worldly leadership instead of godly leadership? What have been the consequences?
  • Where has God given you leadership influence? Which of the traits discussed today do you most need to grow in?