Most people have untapped leadership potential, and unleashing those abilities is often just a matter of equipment and motivation. A go-to guide for plenty of both. Whether readers have already taken a step of faith into a leadership position or are still praying about the possibility, handbook of practical tips, tools, and suggestions. At the heart of this book is a big-picture vision of biblical service. Jesus said that whoever wants to be great in His kingdom must become a servant.
Fueled by the drive to be bigger and better, today's church has adopted principles and practices created by the corporate world. How do we get back to a biblical foundation for leadership and church development? Lead using the gifts God has given you. Fulfill your calling to be a leader who equips others for the work of service. Experience God's blessings as you carry out His work, His way.
Peter Lawrence was a vicar in the Church of England for many years until his death in 2009. As he began to write this book about living fully in the Spirit’s healing power, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Accepting God’s will with grace, he has left behind this moving account of the spiritual reality that radiated from him and touched many lives. Peter describes how he discovered the gift of receiving a “word” from God, and the amazing healings of spirit, mind, and body that…
LEAD WISELY. God has spoken to me so clearly through his leaders so often that I hoped he would offer something worthwhile to you through me.These are brief, weekly devotions that you can quickly read and simply ask God to reveal the principle at work the following week. You will not find deep theology or warm, feel-good expressions within these pages. Yet, you may realize that God has a simple message here specifically for you that will exponentially enhance your leadership.
Christ's call to love everyone is easy to accept but tough to live. While it's a simple message, life is a bit more complicated. We change "Love one another" to "Be nice" or "Tolerate difficult people." Yet God longs for us to experience a genuine change of heart, as His extravagant love naturally flows through us to others. Each day's selection features room for your thoughts, allowing you to journal and meditate on your personal journey.
Specific issues facing kids today. Nine values that are foundational for the character development of children: kindness, integrity, manners, compassion, forgiveness, responsibility, gratitude, patience and confidence. Each chapter is broken down into a section for children and adolescents, and specific ways to foster the specific value for the particular age. Offers parents timeless truths that can break through the chaos of today's culture and instill these truly important values in kids.
you can break the cycle of dating dysfunction and learn to honor marriage, marry well, and live intentionally while you wait. Lisa Anderson’s story proves it’s possible. The Dating Manifesto is neither a cheesy formula for finding a spouse nor a feel-good book about how the person for you is “out there” if you only “believe.” Instead, it’s a challenge to wise up, own your junk, and chart a bold new course for your relationship future.
Presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course. It can be read straight through or used as a reference tool for better understanding of specific biblical events.
These devotions are written for smart, hard-working, no-nonsense workplace leaders who are looking for something solid to help improve leadership. If you are eager to close the gap between the leader you are and the leader God created you to be, humble enough to recognize that you could use some help, and willing to try a proven approach, invest a few minutes each week with this book pondering the intersection of your life and leadership and God’s Word. We think you’ll be glad you did.