Leadership | Risk | Servanthood | Service | Wisdom

The following is from The Making of A Leader, by Frank Damazio, Bible Press, (7545 NE Glisan, Portland, OR): The following fable about frogs taken from Aesop’s Fables, summarizes very well the need of being servants rather than dominators of God’s people: “The frogs wanted a leader. They bothered Jupiter so much with their requests that he finally tossed them a log into the pond, and, for awhile, the frogs were happy with their new leader. Soon, however, they found out they could jump up and down on their new leader and run all over him. He offered no resistance nor even a response. The log did not have any direction or purpose in his behavior, but just floated back and forth in the pond. This practice exasperated the frogs, who were really sincere about wanting ‘strong leadership.’ They went back to Jupiter and complained about their log-leader and appealed for much stronger administration and oversight. Because Jupiter was weary of…

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