A House Leader
A "house leader" is usually an older, mature believer dedicated to living in a discipleship house alongside the disciples. His job is to help them make good on their commitment to change the direction of their lives. More specifically . . .
A house leader must be willing to invest himself in the lives of those he's mentoring - both disciples and missionaries. He knows, therefore, that his life is not entirely his own - that he has, at least in part, yielded its ownership to others; and he's ready for the inconvenience and sacrifice that entails.
He knows furthermore that his life is always on display; that those with whom he's living look up to him; that the example he sets in the kind of life he lives out before them is worth its weight in gold; that it lends credibility and substance to whatever they're being taught.
He knows too that many of the persons he's living with and mentoring - both disciiples and missionaries - have been terribly let down in the past; that their lives are often one long story of betrayal and disappointment. He knows, therefore, that his word means everything; that "cutting and running" is not an option; that having put his hand to the plough, there's no turning back; that he's under a divine obligation to finish the program himself - not grudgingly, but joyfully.
Do you fit the bill? Would you like to become a house leader? Would you like to discuss it further. If so, please e-mail below . . .