Leadership is broken because leaders are unbroken Blessed are the poor in spirit . . . You can’t be rich until you’re been bankrupt. You can’t be wealthy until you’re worthless. You can’t have God’s best until you’ve faced your worst. Bankruptcy is a sinister word. Job lost. Career crashed. Identity crushed. Prospects dim. Future bleak. Hope gone. Home about to go. Family tattered. To be broke is to be shattered, ashamed, devastated. Spiritual bankruptcy starts with the same feelings of failure, frustration and hopelessness, the same struggle. the same shame. We ask questions like, “How could I have done that?” or, “When will I be free?” We feel shackled…
We begin this article starting after the test has been administered and now begins the debrief facilitated by God. We find Job acknowledging his weaknesses and at last, he is motivated to change. Disclaimer: If I were in Job’s shoes I probably would have done far worse. This series is not to slander and libel Job but rather to learn from his mistakes.