quote by Samuel Logan Brengle

Spiritual leaders are not made by man, nor any combination of men. Neither conferences, nor synods, nor councils can make them, but only God.

— Samuel Logan Brengle

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Spiritual leader quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

True leadership is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let's go!

Spiritual leader quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.

Some have immersed themselves in internet materials that magnify, exaggerate, and in some cases invent shortcomings of early Church leaders. Then they draw incorrect conclusions that can affect testimony. Any who have made these choices can repent and be spiritually renewed.


People all over the world recognize me as a spiritual leader.

Spiritual leader quote Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

This generation of little children is the 7th Generation.

Not just Indian children but white, black, yellow and red. Our grandfathers said the 7th generation would provide new spiritual leaders, medicine people, doctors, teachers and our great chiefs. There is a spiritual rebirth going on.

To the desert go profits and hermits, through deserts go pilgrims and exiles.

Here the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat, not to escape but to find reality.

Mind without agitation is meditation.

Mind in the present moment is meditation. Mind that has no hesitation, no anticipation is meditation. Mind that has come back home, to the source, is meditation. Mind that becomes no mind is meditation.

Spiritual leader quote The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The l
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

If a man is known by the company he keeps, so also his character is reflected in the books he reads.


One reason why people are unable to understand great Christian classics is that they are trying to understand without any intention of obeying them.

God hates it when we stir up strife, disloyalty, or contention among His people.

It may happen in the church, but don’t you be a part of it. Don’t do it. Pray, ask the Lord to make you a peacemaker, and ask the Lord to show you how you can minister support and encouragement to the spiritual leaders of your church.

Spiritual leader quote Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.
Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.

A character standard is far more important than even a gold standard.

The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis, our national future depends upon our national character that is, whether it is spiritually or materially minded.

The spiritual leader will choose the hidden path of sacrificial service and approval of the Lord over the flamboyant self-advertising of the world.

God prepares leaders with a specific place and task in mind.

Training methods are adapted to the mission, and natural and spiritual gifts are given with clear purpose.

Spiritual leader quote A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

Desiring to excel is not a sin. It is motivation that determines ambition's character. Our Lord never taught against the urge to high achievement, but He did expose and condemn unworthy motivation.

Fatigue is the price of leadership. Mediocrity is the price of never getting tired.

Leadership is based on a spiritual quality;

the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow

Spiritual leader quote He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.

The love of Christ comes from simple people who love simple people.

Never be fooled by the spiritual leader who knows a lot but doesn't love a lot.

There is no such thing as a self made spiritual leader.

He is able to influence others spiritually only because the Spirit is able to work in and through him to a greater degree than in those he leads.


When spiritual leaders have done their jobs, the people around them have encountered God and obeyed his will.

Spiritual leader quote A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.
A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

One wonders how far spiritual and political leaders can genuinely lead us without some degree of mystical seeing and action.

Often when religious leaders come together, they talk about a particular sexual ethic, or an abstruse doctrine, as though this, rather than compassion, was the test of spiritual life.

So I phoned up the spiritual leader of tibet, he sent me a large goat with a long neck, turns out I phoned dial a lama.

Spiritual leader quote Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.

To be a great teacher, you can't simply be looking at how to earn your income.

And with a priest or spiritual leader - there's another relationship that makes those lives what they are. And in each of these cases you'll find elements of gift exchange thriving, and you'll also find a tension around it.


The knowledge that unites love and wisdom, that uplifts the spirit is spirituality. The knowledge which gives you a broad vision and a big heart is spirituality.

I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.

Spiritual leader quote Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control,
Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control, but from empowering others.

Christ was crucified by the Jews who had wanted a temporal ruler to rescue them from the oppressive Roman authorities. Instead God sent them a spiritual leader to rescue them from their sins.... He was not what the Jews had expected so they considered Him a threat. Thus He was put to death.

A visionary may see, but a leader must decide.

When leaders claim that God bypasses their followers and speaks directly to them, they greatly diminish all God does through the lives of believers.Leaders who begrudge people the opportunity to seek God themselves and who do not actively teach their people how to hear God's voice have disqualified themselves as spiritual leaders.

Spiritual leader quote Leaders aren't born. They are made. And they are made just like anything else, t
Leaders aren't born. They are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.

The wisdom and spirit of Churchill not only saved Britain from the Third Reich but saved Western civilization from a Nazi Dark Ages when no other nation was willing to take up that defense. Churchill was the greatest military, political and spiritual leader of the 20th century.

Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter-century.

I want to be just a pure spiritual leader.

A mind in the present moment is meditation.

I always felt that the problems of the world would never ever be solved until people came to terms with the deeper issues [spiritual] - that there would be an aimless reshuffling of world leaders and governments and programs.

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