The Key to Everything – TEACHABILITY

Lane Corley

I’ve been the young leader that has it all figured out and doesn’t need anybody’s help. ESPECIALLY not anyone older than me. Now I’m fighting being the older leader that has been there, done that, and knows exactly how to do it, no matter what’s working for others or what others say. I’m also in a position where I get to help a lot of younger leaders that are 5-10 years behind me in planting churches, but often meet the brick wall of no or low teachability. The prideful side of this can be ugly. The innocent side of this can be costly. I truly believe this strong statement that TEACHABILITY is the KEY TO EVERYTHING. Where is that in the Bible? I think its wrapped up in James 4:6 –  “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Teachability is humility. Being humble enough to know that I’m not always right…

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