Leadership Lessons of Jesus: A Timeless Model for Today's Leaders

Leadership Lessons of Jesus: A Timeless Model for Today's Leaders

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by Bob Briner, Ray Pritchard
     
 

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This newly redesigned edition of The Leadership Lessons of Jesus is expanding to include more than seventy unique easy-length readings that explore and adapt the individual techniques that made Christ’s leadership so powerful.  Going through the gospel of Mark, the authors highlight succinct examples of guidance methods that can influence your work,…  See more details below

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This newly redesigned edition of The Leadership Lessons of Jesus is expanding to include more than seventy unique easy-length readings that explore and adapt the individual techniques that made Christ’s leadership so powerful.  Going through the gospel of Mark, the authors highlight succinct examples of guidance methods that can influence your work, church, or family and change your life.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The business world is rife today with books about leadership styles (e.g., Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People). In their book, Briner and Pritchard hold up the example of Jesus as a leader worth emulating by modern leaders. The book is composed of 51 short reflections on verses of the Gospel of Mark that demonstrate the principles of Jesus's style of leadership. Each chapter opens with a long passage from Mark and then focuses on one key verse from that longer passage. The remainder of each chapter is a mini-devotion on the particular leadership quality illustrated by each passage. For example, Briner and Pritchard narrate the story of Billy Graham and the temptations he has faced as a great modern leader as an illustration of Mark's story of the temptation of Jesus by Satan. Some of the other principles of leadership that emerge from this book include the ability to delegate, the practice of strategic withdrawal and the practice of loyalty and honesty. Because of its choppy style and its vignette-like structure, the book ultimately lacks any coherent vision of leadership style. (Sept.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805445206
Publisher:
B&H Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
177,249
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Bob Briner (1935-1999) was an Emmy Award-winning television producer and widely respected businessman.  He authored eight books including the classic Roaring Lambs.  With musician Michael W. Smith, he cohosted the nationally syndicated radio show of the same name.

Ray Pritchard is president of Keep Believing Ministries that includes a national preaching ministry, outreach to China, and other goodwill efforts.  He and his wife have three sons and live in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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