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Great Leader, Great Teacher: Recovering the Biblical Vision for Leadership

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The greatest leaders among us are the great teachers among us.

Whether you’re a preacher in the pulpit, an instructor in the classroom, or a behind-the-scenes trainer, you are a leader because you teach.

Using pointed case studies and impeccable research, Gary Bredfeldt informs, inspires, and challenges your teaching skills, allowing you to achieve maximum influence as a lea
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Moody Publishers
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John Rimmer
Jun 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Read in seminary. Helped cement the concept that whatever else a leader does, he must surely teach. Christ's words are the center of the Christian leader's work.
Timothy Darling
Great Leader Great Teacher is a pretty good book. It is above average, but not excellent. It is above average in that it does give some helpful insights that should be considered:

The difference between values and virtues
The competencies of the Leader, such as: methodology, clarity, and team dynamics
Philosophical leadership paradigms
Church characteristics and styles

These are all good reflections, bringing the leader to examine his or her own situation and ensure a high level of awareness.

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Todd Benkert
Jan 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
A meaty yet accessible book that emphasizes the role of teaching in leadership. The book is written from a theologically conservative point of view that takes a high view of Scripture as "objective truth" (p. 69) and its sufficiency for providing a model for leadership in today's world. The book sets out a basic framework for the teacher-leader understanding that "the church is fundamentally a teaching-learning organization" (p.16) and that the Great Commission includes "teaching those we reach" ...more
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