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Knowing your story is an essential component of effective leadership, but finding your story among the myriad narratives that fill your life isn't a simple task. Richard L. Hester and Kelli Walker-Jones have offered a path to finding your own story amid the powerful family and cultural narratives that may be obscuring your vision. The aim of this book is to show leaders ho ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published August 17th 2009 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published 2009)
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Kyle Janison
Dec 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Arguably, a cause for Americans’ decreased interest in organized religion comes from a top-down leadership approach in various churches. While this may be a cause for disenfranchisement, it hardly diminishes Americans’ spiritual longings. Richard Hester and Kelli Walker-Jones in “Know Your Story” offer a better solution: Pastors must employ relational leadership, or one in which they walk with their congregations via intentionality and engagement. Hester and Walker-Jones lay out why pastors must ...more
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Sep 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Interesting read about how to live out your story and invite others to live out their's. I found the most refreshing part to be the idea of knowing your story and learning how to help others discover theirs...and God's by seeking transformation, not success.
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Feb 08, 2012 rated it liked it
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This book confirms my longing for such a clergy group but misses the mark on explaining what narrative leadership might look like in ministry.
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I like the concept of leading from a not knowing position. Many helpful insights.
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