Lessons in Leadership: Fifty Respected Evangelical Leaders Share Their Wisdom on Ministry

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Randal Roberts
Kregel Academic - Religion - 282 pages
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More than fifty contributors including Bill Bright, Ted Engstrom, Gene Getz, Joe Aldrich, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Jill Briscoe, Earl Radmacher, and Carl F. H. Henry offer advice to young leaders.

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Contents

Learning to Appreciate Gods Providence
164
Learning How to Treat Others with Care
170
Learning from Mentors and Role Models
174
Learning to Observe God in Everyday Life
178
Learning How to Reinvigorate a WellEstablished Ministry
184
Learning How to Pass the Baton
189
Learning to Value People
192
Learning About Loneliness Dryness and Anger
196

Learning to Understand the Bittersweetness of Ministry
62
Learning to Partner with God
66
Learning How God Develops Leaders over a Lifetime
71
Learning from the Lessons of Others
80
Learning the Components of Biblical Leadership
83
Learning from Biblical Images of Leadership
88
Learning a Marathoners Mentality
94
Learning to Make Prayer a Priority
101
Learning to Blend the Best of the Past with the Best of the New
105
Learning to Pursue Integrity and Excellence
117
Learning Proper Priorities and Perspectives
122
Learning How to Minister for Decades in the Same Setting
128
Learning to Build Teams
133
Learning to Avoid Subtle Temptations
136
Learning How to Handle Criticism
138
Learning to Maximize Human Relationships
144
Learning the Significance of Decisions
151
Learning How to Lead When the Honeymoon Ends
159
Learning to Be Successful in Gods Eyes
207
Learning About Building to Last
212
Learning to Be Vulnerable
219
Learning Balance As a PastorLeader
221
Learning That Any Old Bush Will Do
225
Learning to Rethink Traditional Practice and Teaching
230
Learning to Depend on the Sufficiency of Christ
234
Learning to Think Rightly About Leadership and Ministry
239
Learning to Avoid Some Significant Ministry Pitfalls
246
Learning That There Is No Such Thing As a Comfortable Cross
255
Learning the Value of Listening
260
Learning About Caring and SelfSacrifice
263
Learning About the Privileges and Dynamics of Leadership
266
Learning to Value Learning
269
Learning a Formula for Victory
273
Learning to Lead Wisely in Both Secular and Christian Settings
278
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Page 35 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness...
Page 37 - And it shall come to pass, when ye be multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, saith the Lord, they shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of the Lord: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more.
Page 56 - Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
Page 48 - Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will.
Page 55 - Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Page 55 - And when the ten heard it, they were indignant at the two brothers. But Jesus called them to him and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you; but whoever would be great among you must be your servant...
Page 243 - And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
Page 36 - While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name ; those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition, that the scripture might be fulfilled...

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