Authentic Leader

Overview

Leaders do well to consult their predecessors--to seek ancient wisdom--for help in guiding people into the future. Authentic leaders recognize that they need the insights and counsel of others. Bill Donahue shows you that Jesus is this kind of authentic leader. He is honest about the past, connects to the present and point to a future that builds on both. He understands your failures, demands your devotion, releases you strengths and rewards your obedience. His leadership is demanding and challenging, yet full of...
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Overview

Leaders do well to consult their predecessors--to seek ancient wisdom--for help in guiding people into the future. Authentic leaders recognize that they need the insights and counsel of others. Bill Donahue shows you that Jesus is this kind of authentic leader. He is honest about the past, connects to the present and point to a future that builds on both. He understands your failures, demands your devotion, releases you strengths and rewards your obedience. His leadership is demanding and challenging, yet full of grace and led by the Spirit. He is a leader worth following. And his model of leadership is worth emulating.

The Jesus 101 Series engages both mind and heart. The sessions bring a fresh perspective on who Jesus is, how he interacted with people in Scripture and how he relates to us. The discussion questions are designed particularly to help a group to learn from each other but also provide an interesting context for individual reflection. As you discover the ways Jesus fulfills our lives, you may fall in love with him again--or for the first time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830821556
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 9/8/2005
  • Series: Jesus 101 Bible Study Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Donahue (Ph.D., University of North Texas) is founder and lead strategist for The Communitas Network, which coaches and equips catalytic leaders to build transformational teams for the purpose of mobilizing missional communities. He also serves as an adjunct teacher at a number of seminaries, training both master's and doctoral students in church leadership and small group ministry.

He previously served as executive director of small group ministries for the Willow Creek Association (WCA), where he developed leadership strategies and training events for over 2500 volunteers. He has also worked as an associate pastor in Texas and Pennsylvania, and at Proctor & Gamble and PNC Financial Corporation.

He is the author of Leading Life-Changing Small Groups and coauthor of Building a Church of Small Groups, The 7 Deadly Sins of Small Group Ministry and Walking the Small Group Tightrope (all with Russ Robinson). With Greg Bowman he is the author of Coaching Life-Changing Leaders. He has also written In the Company of Jesus and the Jesus 101 small group study series (with Keri Wyatt Kent).

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Table of Contents

Before You Begin
Introduction: Jesus the Authentic Leader
1. Jesus Releases Our Strengths
2. Jesus Aligns Our Vision
3. Jesus Demands Our Devotion
4.Jesus Expects Our Best
5. Jesus Redeems Our Failures
6. Jesus Rewards Our Obedience
Notes for Leaders
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