Keep on Learning

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The following is taking from Wayne Cordeiro’s book “Doing Church as a Team.”

The Greek word for “disciple” (mathetes), in fact, comes from the verb manthano, “to learn.”  Humility and teachability are the crown jewels of all the qualities of a leader whom God will use in the twenty-first century.  When we stop learning, we just stop.

Jigoro Kano understood this.  He founded the art of judo and became the highest-ranking black belt in this world-renowned sport.  Nearing his death, Kano made one last request of his students.  He asked that they bury him wearing a white belt, the symbol of a beginner, a learner.

Read more helpful quotes at bcwe.org.

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