When a new work is started, the newness brings with it a level of discomfort. We often refer to the old system as tried-and-true, even if the results were less than optimal. The danger is that the new work will be hobbled by those who are determined to force the new work into the old pattern. I have seen this tendency in industry and I’ve seen it in the church.
Looking at Moses as Leader, it is clear that Moses did the right thing for his people. What is the application for leaders today?
Comfort can make us resistant to necessary changes. Eli knew his sons were doing wrong but failed to offer correction. He can learn from him