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The Meandering Way: Leading by Following the Spirit
How often do you feel overwhelmed by the pace of your life? These days it's easy to work harder and harder, constantly pushing ourselves and those around us so that we and our congregations can be "successful." We forget that our drive to succeed can prevent us from taking the time to stop and listen for what God is calling us and our congregations to be. This book is one ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 28th 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published January 1st 2007)
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I suspect Shockley wrote this book for two reasons: to help others learned more easily what he learned the hard way, and to help churches and individuals lead by flowing rather than driving. Leaders can't force their entire vision through constant action alone. In fact, there are times to follow the flow or even to step out of it. One who follows this path is less likely to burn out, more likely to learn how to work with and through others, and more likely to enjoy the whole experience. Shockley ...more