Leader's Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation / Edition 1

Leader's Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation / Edition 1

by Jim Herrington, Robert Creech, Trisha L. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 078796266X

ISBN-13: 9780787962661

Pub. Date: 01/23/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Many books describe elements of church leadership— what it is and how to do it— but very few focus on the process of personal transformation that is central to being able to lead well. The Leader's Journey provides a blueprint and the practical tools needed to transform the lives of pastors and congregational lay leaders so that they can become truly

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Overview

Many books describe elements of church leadership— what it is and how to do it— but very few focus on the process of personal transformation that is central to being able to lead well. The Leader's Journey provides a blueprint and the practical tools needed to transform the lives of pastors and congregational lay leaders so that they can become truly effective leaders. Blending the best of sound psychological research, solid Biblical principles, and proven congregational experiences— authors Jim Herrington, Robert Creech, and Trisha Taylor offer step-by-step guidance for engaging in the personal transformation journey as part of effective congregational leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787962661
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/23/2003
Series:
Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series, #8
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
664,594
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. 1The Call to Personal Transformation
1The Need for Personal Transformation3
2Following Jesus on the Leadership Journey14
Pt. 2Leading Living Systems
3Understanding the System29
4Thinking Systems, Watching Process49
5Becoming a Calm Leader67
Pt. 3Family Patterns
6Going Home Again87
7The Nuclear Family103
Pt. 4The Spirit and the Journey
8The Spiritual Disciplines and the Path to Transformation129
9Learning Communities143
Epilogue157
App. AConstructing a Family Diagram159
App. BAn Overview of Key Spiritual Disciplines163
Recommended Reading165
Glossary169
Bibliography173
The Authors175
About Leadership Network177
Index179

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