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

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A bind-up of two books that offers the timeless wisdom of Jesus Christ as it can apply to today's leaders. Practical as well as inspirational, the lessons and techniques are perfect for business leaders, community leaders, anyone who need to interact and motivate diverse groups of people.

Bob Briner, co-founder of ProServe Television, extracts management techniques from the Book of Mark.

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Overview

A bind-up of two books that offers the timeless wisdom of Jesus Christ as it can apply to today's leaders. Practical as well as inspirational, the lessons and techniques are perfect for business leaders, community leaders, anyone who need to interact and motivate diverse groups of people.

Bob Briner, co-founder of ProServe Television, extracts management techniques from the Book of Mark.

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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.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805445206
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 279,580
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2001

    Leadership is what we need

    This is the best model leader I can envision. I have read and studied leaders and the styles they use all of my adult life, and Mr. Briner sheds light on an aspect of Jesus that was always there, but I never saw before... I use it as a model for cadets and junior employees I work with. Congrats for an outstanding resource.

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