6:8 Leader Values & Virtues

cropped-Micah-6-8-Values-and-Virtues1.pngHe has showed you, O man, what is good.  And what does the LORD require of you?  To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8 NIV).

The important thing to note is these values — and the supporting virtues — are all interconnected.  You can’t pick and choose among them and expect the others to work.   It is not a list of disciplines, but rather a system of principles for a right relationship with God, and with each other.

Core Values

  • Justice:  I will be fair and reasonable in the way I treat people and make decisions.
  • Mercy:  I will be kind, sympathetic, compassionate and understanding.
  • Humility:  I will be modest and respectful, always looking for the best in others.

Supporting Virtues

  • Authenticity:  Because I value justice and mercy, I will be authentic, genuine, truthful and transparent.
  • Generosity:  Because I value mercy and humility, I will be generous, willing to help or give freely.
  • Restraint:  Because I value humility and justice, I will be restrained and disciplined in personal and public activities.