If you are doing this, you are not only serving God, but you are also serving those around you with your example of what it means to worship God through actions.
However, Joshua 22:5 also reminds us that serving the Lord is about more than just following God’s commandments.
Before you try to start leading, you need to make sure you are following. Philippians 2 gives us a great picture of Jesus' love and example. But Christ's example and calling for Christian leaders is to be eager to serve. There is something unique and intimate about praying together.
Men whose hearts are humble before the Lord can be shaped by Him. Was it a youth pastor, college pastor, Young Life leader? Be the man that makes your wife light up when you speak about her at meal tables with your friends. It is marked by putting others' needs before your own. Put down the rights you think you deserve and start sacrificing for your wife. The other day my wife asked if I could help with one of our foster sons. I've read statistics of what prayer in marriages does for the health of a marriage. Spiritual leadership in marriage is not something we should leave as a vague idea that exists in someone else's reality.
From brother to husband to father, you will take on many roles throughout your life, but one of the most important roles you will ever choose for yourself is the role of a spiritual leader.
If you want to be the best brother, husband or father you can be, then you must also be a spiritual leader.
Are you generally humble and teachable, and do you respect authority?
If a man cannot do that, he is not ready to be a husband.He went through a short list of what he was currently doing, but felt that was somewhat inadequate.After asking some men around him, he felt like the main question he got back was, "are you praying with your wife? I'm glad some men want to fill the role in their marriage as spiritual leaders.Many Christian men want to lead their wives spiritually, but they have no idea what that means.Many Christian women want to be led spiritually by their husbands, but they're not really sure what it looks like to follow.