A "go to" dad?"
A "go to" friend?"
A "go to" employee?
A "go to" disciple of Christ?
In other words, are you dependable?
Can your spouse, your children, your friends, your boss and co-workers, and even God --- can they count on you to come through as a husband, a father, friend, a worker, a disciple?
What does "dependability" look like?
We can get a snapshot from the sport of baseball. Check out this story ...
|Don Sutton pitching.|
Being dependable doesn't mean being flamboyant or exceptional; instead, it might (often!) mean grinding out reliability and finding a way to "get the job done" so others can count on you for the role you have in their lives.
Being dependable matters! In fact, dependability is the key character trait Jesus highlights in his parable of the three servants recorded in Matthew 25:14-30. A lack of dependability deteriorates the quality and trust of any kind of relationship.
Who is counting on you? Are you dependable for them? What would it take for you to become a person in which others can rely on?