You’d think that at some point, you’d just know what to do.
That the questions and doubt would go away, and that you’d have a clear answer to the questions and problems that come your way as a leader.
Sure…you get better at calling shots as you mature and grow as a leader. But there are always questions that stump even the best leaders.
Then what do you do?
What if there was a single question that could guide you much closer to the right answer?
I think there is.
I Got A Call The Other Day…
I got a call the other day from a great friend.
He had a tough ethical dilemma. It’s not appropriate for me to go into the details, but it’s the kind of ethical/relational problem that stumps even the brightest leaders.
I could see it from both sides. So could he. And yet the stakes were high.
We talked about what scripture had to say about the issue. But again, you could apply it from several different angles.
There was no clear answer.
After about 30 minutes of conversation, I remembered the question I’ve learned to ask myself when I’m stuck and no one seems to know what to do and scripture isn’t crystal clear.
I gave him the question.
The Question That Can Answer Your Question
The question is this: