Author: Hybels, Bill.
Title: Courageous leadership / Bill Hybels.
Published: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2002.
Description: 253 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The stakes of leadership — A leader’s most potent weapon : the power of vision — Getting-it-done leadership : turning vision into action — Building a Kingdom dream team : communities close to a leader’s heart — The resource challenge : the test of a leader’s mettle — Developing emerging leaders : when leaders are at their best — Discovering and developing your own leadership style : the key to high-impact leading — A leader’s sixth sense : the sources of decision making — The art of self-leadership: the 360-degree leader — A leader’s prayer: “God, mold and shape me to my full leadership potential” — The leader’s pathway: a vital walk with God — Developing an enduring spirit: staying the course.
Summary: The responsibility of leaders is to rally believers and mobiliz their spiritual gifts in order to help people who are far from God become fully devoted followers of Christ. Life transformation and the eternal destinies of real people depend on the redemptive message entrusted to the local church. Too much is at stake for leaders not to maximize their spiritual gift of leadership, insists Hybels. In this book, he unpacks the tools, tasks, and challenges of the calling. It discusses how to discover the power of vision and turn it into action. It will help readers gain frontline insights for developing a kingdom dream team, discover leadership styles, develop other leaders, make decisions, walk with God, embrace change, stay the course, and more.
Subject: Christian leadership.
ISBN: 031024823X (hardcover : alk. paper)