Guest Blog: "Raising Jeremiah", Dr. Ulf Spears, Strategic Leadership International, President
Dr. Ulf Spears
When I was a child I heard the voice of God calling me into his kingdom and I received Jesus Christ as my Savior at the age of eight along with being called to ministry at the age of eighteen. I knew that without God in my life I would not be able to make it due to the challenging environment I had already experience in my home and neighborhood. Yet, to my surprise, the call on my life and the challenging environment were the perfect combination to press and fashion my life toward the Lord’s purposes. As I began to move towards those purposes by reading the bible, I realized that I was not the only person called by God’s at a young age; Jeremiah the Prophet was called generations before me and laid a foundation for what I would possibly experience, overcome and accomplish in ministry. With this in mind, here are some training points for parents as they raise young prophets, taken from Jeremiah 1:1-17:
Parents, I believe that if you keep these training points in mind as you raise your young prophet; they will be more prepared to be transferred into the hands of Lord and other trainers for further development. You can do it: Raise Jeremiah according to the word of the Lord.
About Dr. Ulf Spears
Dr. Spears has worked for over 15 years in the fields of education, nonprofit, business, and leadership development. He serves as the president of Strategic Leadership International, an organization that provides leadership training to leaders and organizations through consulting, coaching, training, and mentoring. Dr. Spears is a speaker and educator providing practical, academic, and spiritual perspectives that address issues affecting human, social, business, and spiritual development. He has a passion for empowering leaders and organizations to be innovative, creative, and proactive industry pacesetters. As a result, he serves in the role of consultant and advisor, providing trainings that challenge, inspire and develop leadership skills, habits, and qualities in the areas of change, strategy, and management.
Dr. Ulf shares about his past, growing up and accepting Christ and how it shaped his future.
Pastor Lois Rivers
4/4/2017 01:02:44 pm
Great article with practical and biblical information.
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