Leadership and Control 1

It is customary for us to look at John the Baptist as being the forerunner of Jesus Christ, preparing the way for the ministry of the King of Kings. Yet I doubt if we have ever really analysed the life and ministry of this key person in his own right. I am sure that you as a reader will agree with me that John was a leader in his own right but have you ever looked at his leadership in relationship to Jesus.  If you look at John 1:29 – 37 you will find that: John was a successful preacher for we read that crowds followed him