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Leadership Essentials: Shaping Vision, Multiplying Influence, Defining Character

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Leadership is essential. Maybe you've shied away from leadership because you don't know what it will involve, or you feel too unsure of your own abilities. But your leadership is needed! In every sector of society, from families to businesses to churches, leadership roles remain empty, waiting for people willing and able to step up and make wise decisions that bring positi ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published December 28th 2007 by IVP Connect
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Davi Saro
Jan 19, 2016 Davi Saro rated it it was ok
After reading half this book, I stopped.

As an evangelical that places a high view on Scripture, I find this book coming up short; way short. Not only are the backgrounds of the authors concerning, but I found their explanations of biblical text and their ideas of leadership lacking as well. I find it to be more like the group-building advice found in the corporate world than biblically grounded truth. I have read other, better books which present a more biblically based approach for elders and
Sep 13, 2014 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
I first read this as a college sophomore and first-time InterVarsity student leader, and I just read it again as a graduate student. It was amazing to read my old answers and see how much I've grown as a result of this book and the people with whom I read and discussed it, but also how much growing I need to do. I'd recommend this book to almost any Christian who wants to mature spiritually, whether or not they are in a formal leadership position. You will learn how to develop your character as ...more
Steve Campbell
Dec 19, 2015 Steve Campbell rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent resource for developing Christian leaders. There are 12 studies designed to be completed in pairs or small groups. Each study consists of a core truth for the reader to consider and interact with, a memory verse to study and memorize, an inductive Bible study, a reading that expands on the topic, and a leadership development exercise. Each study concludes with suggestions for going deeper into the topic. I highly recommend this valuable resource for leadership development.
Tj Vreugdenhil
Sep 15, 2015 Tj Vreugdenhil rated it really liked it
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Read this book with our men's bible study group. Really enjoyed how the authors structured this book and used easy to reference headings.
Nov 08, 2012 Craig rated it really liked it
Great workbook to do with leaders in ministry!
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