Search
  • John Kim

Servant Leadership

Matthew 20:27 “Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.” When I had my first orientation session with the Young President’s Organization, I was surprised to hear the chapter chair espousing servant leadership as a core value of YPO globally. “Isn’t servant leadership a Christian value?” I thought to myself. I had never heard of it outside of a church context. In “Who is This Man?” John Ortberg says it this way. “Humility, which was scorned in the ancient world, became enshrined in a cross and was eventually championed as a virtue.” The playbook for power had everything to do with force and dominance before Jesus’ time, but came and showed a different way. Now even in what is widely known as the premier leadership organization in the world… an organization that is very much a secular organization, we can still see the fingerprints of this man. Lord I love you and I thank you for showing the way. Power does not come from flaunting authority, but from demonstrating humility. I humble myself as I lift you up today. Help me to be more kind and loving to those around me. In your son’s name, Amen.

Recent Posts

See All

So this Easter Sunday I checked out my first church service in the metaverse. I honestly had no idea what to expect, but I was intrigued by what I saw on Life Church’s website. “At Life.Church, we wil

Matthew 5:44 “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” One of my favorite classical pieces to play growing up was the second movement of Tchaikovsky’s 1st string quarte