Leading Like Nehemiah: 5 Steps to Complete Your Assignments With Excellence


1. Pray (Nehemiah 1:4-11)

  • Nehemiah prayed before he did anything else!
  • Pray for God to give you wisdom!
  • Pray for God to give you favor!
  • Pray for God to change lives in the process!

2. Prepare (Nehemiah 2:7-16)

  • Nehemiah prepared a plan to accomplish the assignment before him!
  • Prepare for your assignment by making a plan!
  • Ask “How much time will I need?”
  • Ask “How much practice will I need?”
  • Ask “What supplies will I need?”
  • Ask “What people will I need?”

3. Promote (Nehemiah 2:17-18)

  • Nehemiah promoted the assignment that God had called him to complete!
  • Be confident!
  • Cast the vision!
  • Be thorough in your promotion!
  • Delegate responsibilities to your team!

4. Persevere (Nehemiah 4:16-23)

  • Nehemiah persevered even when things got tough!
  • Be ready for challenges!
  • Be flexible!
  • Persevere through and complete your assignment!

5. Ponder (Nehemiah 5:7)

  • Nehemiah pondered his situation!
  • Ask “Did I complete my assignment with excellence?”
  • Ask “What could I do better next time?”