I need help creating a thesis and an outline on Whoever Wants to Become Great among You Must Be Your Servant, and Whoever Wants First Must Be Your Slave. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. The perfect servant leader has to act with integrity and spirit, has an important role in building trust, and in helping his/her followers grow to their fullest. Among the numerous attributes, those which are central to the character and behavior of a servant- leader, the most celebrated ones are seven in number. I strongly believe that as a servant of God, my thoughts and day to day deeds do overlap with these attributes.
A servant leader should demonstrate agapo love, which is the ‘moral love’ that enables the servant leader to do the right thing at the right time for the right reason. I do consider my employees and co-workers as the prime concern in taking decisions in all professional and official matters. the organization comes as a secondary concern, in most cases. I am equally committed to the growth of my employees and co-workers and take interest in their well being as I do for the members of my family.
“He is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles” (Acts, 9: 15). God has got a definite plan for every individual in the world. Hence to wait for his glory with humility is my duty in life. Yet, I understand that being humble, to wait for His plans is not to remain passive. Neither is it to become overly modest. Therefore, my responsibility as a leader is to listen to others’ opinions, even if they are contrary to mine. So also I admit all my disabilities which are given to me in this life without complaining, trying to perform to the fullest with whatever I have at hand.
Ability to place others before oneself is something that is slowly disappearing from the present-day world. The Bible says, “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.” (James 1: 27). I believe that every leader should have a moral obligation towards humanity, and I base my actions on the principle that helping for the sake of help and not for personal benefits should be the thumb rule. Yet, I always keep my moral obligation to my family which is also a part of being altruistic, which never becomes my last priority.