Using a graphic organizer such as a Venn diagram, illustrate the similarities and differences between Greenleaf′s principles of servant leadership and those presented in the biblical passages. (see the text material below). ➢ In 500 words, summarize how both Greenleaf and Christianity call people to serve and discuss how one feels when called to serve as a leader. In your summary, include discussion of the idea that power comes from giving it away and putting oneself in the position to serve others. Uploaded instructions, Rubric, links and text materials has to be read and strictly followed for a successful completion.
In the Topic Materials you were introduced to Robert Greenleaf’s principles of servant leadership. You also read biblical passages related to servant leadership.
Using a graphic organizer such as a Venn diagram, illustrate the similarities and differences between Greenleaf’s principles of servant leadership and those presented in the biblical passages. (see the text material below).
In 500 words, summarize how both Greenleaf and Christianity call people to serve and discuss how one feels when called to serve as a leader. In your summary, include discussion of the idea that power comes from giving it away and putting oneself in the position to serve others.
Using Matthew 20:20-28 and Greenleaf’s principles of servant leadership as a basis, discuss how taking the role of a servant can make one a leader.
Provide specific examples to support your ideas.
Submit your GRAPHIC ORGANIZER AND WRITTEN RESPONSE as a Word document or pdf.
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venn diagram template
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Raymond Reyes – Greenlief [sic]
View “Raymond Reyes – Greenlief [sic],” by Reyes, located on the YouTube website (2010).
Biblical Servant Leadership References
> The biblical references to servant leadership are all taken from the English Standard Version (ESV) of the bible.
20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him.
21 “What is it you want?” he asked.
She said, “Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom.”
22 “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said to them. “Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?”
“We can,” they answered.
23 Jesus said to them, “You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father.”
24 When the ten heard about this, they were indignant with the two brothers. 25 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Then Jesus added, “And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. In these rest all of the law.”
And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves.
Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you. Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. …
John 14:21, 23
Love and serve God first to better love and serve each other.
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.
1 Peter 4:10
Each of you has been blessed with one of Gods wonderful gifts to be used in the service of others. So use your gift well.
1 Peter 5:3
Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.
Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. …
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
1 Kings 12:7
And they said to him, “If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever.”
“Love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.”
Greenleaf and the Christianity
Greenleaf portrays the servant leader as the veteran who naturally serves first and as well as the one who has the ability to consciously choose to aspire to lead. A particular individual is diversely different from a person who has a desire to lead because of moral sense or as a result of the expected service to the public. Several scriptures references closely relate to the principle of a servant leader. For instance, once Jesus heard the disciples argue among them after which he reprimanded them by asserting that the one whom would be greatest among them would be the one who took the last place and the one who served the others and the, therefore, articulating the crossectional base for servant leadership. The principle exposes us to an excellent benchmark with which we use to compare and understand the personal aspirational motives to become a servant leader. Additionally, the essence of leadership involves the guidance that increments the leaders to provide the ideas and the structure and the bears the burden of the risk and as well as the chances of the success. Generally, the leaders call the others to follow the pathways even if the pathways are uncertain and dangerous because of their conviction…