David's Leadership

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a. BASED ON THE STORY OF DAVID (AS NARRATED IN THE BIBLE TEXTS) RELATE IT TO THE PHRASE “LEADERS ARE MADE NOT BORN”. EXPLAIN THOROUGHLY. Most leaders acquired their leadership ability through academic learning, training and actual experience in life. With these, we can say that leaders are made not born. Even though you have the ability lead, still you need to develop and improve this ability through training and learning with actual experience, with actual encounter in the challenges in life and with interaction to the group you been leading. As with David, his ability was developed thru experience, as a shepherd, his leadership ability was molded with everyday interaction with his father’s goats and sheep. With using his club he make them follow him and obey what he intended to say. And as a leader he also learned how to protect them even facing big animals like lions and bears. b. HOW DID DAVID’S EXPERIENCES (CITE THOSE EXPERIENCES) AS A SHEPHERD CONTRIBUTED TO HIS VICTORY OVER GOLIATH?

David had confidence in his ability because of his past experience fighting lions and bears while guarding his father’s goats and sheep. He used that past experience to fight Goliath. He is so persistent to fight Goliath and insisted that fighting Goliath is no difference with fighting lions and bears. He sighted that when a lion or a bear comes to steal a lamb from the flock; he goes after it with his club and rescues the lamb from its mouth. If the animal turns on him, he catches it by the jaw and clubs it to death. c. HOW DID DAVID’S ATTITUDE: 1) AS A SON, 2) AS A SHEPHERD, AND FAITH IN GOD HELPED HIM MOLD HIS CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS? ANSWER EACH SEPARATELY

As SON – David is so obedient, even as youngest son of his father he never complained that he is the one taking care of their goats and sheep. Having the responsibility at a young age, he…...

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