5 results for tag: christian leadership


10 Most Influential Christian Leaders Pick 5 Most Influential Books

As an avid reader, I'm always looking out for "great" books to read. I came across this fascinating personal reading survey of world-renowned Christian leaders conducted by R. Kent Hughes, author of "Disciplines of a Goldy Man." Specific questions asked on the survey were: What are the five books, secular or sacred, which have influenced you most? Of the spiritual books which have influenced you, which is your favorite? What is your favorite novel? What is your favorite biography? I pray you'll find these books immensely helpful in your spiritual journey. Read on! (Remember, these were asked 20-30 years ago!)  Eugene H. ...

14 Questions Christian Leaders Should Ask Themselves

The story of William Wilberforce fascinates me.  Born in 1759, Wilberforce became the youngest member of the House of Commons at just 21. Thanks to the influence of his mentor John Newton, the former slave ship captain and hymn writer of Amazing Grace, Wilberforce's life changed radically. He became a born-again, devout Christian. Inspired by the Scripture's teaching on the foundational equality of human beings, he spent his entire life leading the anti-slavery movement in the British Empire. Behind the remarkable legacy of this leader, I discovered the greatest secret to his personal life: His commitment to weekly withdrawals form the wild ...

What’s Christian About Christian Leadership?

When you lack a definitive definition of leadership, you end up with a plethora of creative interpretations of leadership. Some of these leadership emphasis include transformational leadership, servant leadership, primal leadership, autocratic leadership, and Christian leadership. Each leadership style has a number of leading leadership scholars who have expounded on each leadership concept.  As a Christian, I am most concerned on how I ought to view leadership from the lens of a Jesus follower. To put in a simple question, "What's Christian about Christian leadership?" Faith & Leadership (a great website to follow!) interviewed five ...

Top 9 Conferences Every Christian Leader Must Attend

I'm a conference junkie. I can't help it. I have gained enormous value from attending conferences at least a few times a year. Since I wrote my article "10 Tips to Maximize Your Conference Experience," many people have asked me which conferences they should attend. So, here's my top eight conferences I'm recommending for every Christian leader. Please note that I haven't attended all of these conferences yet. Some of them are based on the great testimonials and recommendations from friends and colleagues. Catalyst Conference 2016 Theme: Uncommon Fellowship Website: https://catalystleader.com/westcoast Register: https://www.eventbrite....

The 4C’s of Christian Leadership

Try googling “Christian leadership” and you’ll be inundated with over 10 million hits. Numerous Christian conferences have raised and attempted to answer the perennial question “What is Christian Leadership?” During this robust discussion, concepts of qualities, characteristics, capabilities and behaviors were addressed; however, a definitive answer never seemed to emerge in the end. Bruce Winston, professor at Regent University, provides a framework that emerged throughout a 10-hour automobile drive where the answer of this question began to emerge. His spouse stated her observation that some character-flawed old testament leaders seemed ...