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Leading with Billy Graham: The Leadership Principles and Life of T. W. Wilson [NOOK Book]

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Many Christians who want to impact the world mistakenly assume that influence belongs only to the ministry front-man-not to the next tier of leaders and unseen servants. But the life of T. W. Wilson proves otherwise. As Billy Graham's closest friend and longtime personal assistant, T. W. Wilson turned his own valuable leadership skills to the task of supporting Billy and ended up influencing thousands of lives both directly and indirectly. His life is an inspiring testimony to the power of "next-level" ...
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Leading with Billy Graham: The Leadership Principles and Life of T. W. Wilson

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Overview

Many Christians who want to impact the world mistakenly assume that influence belongs only to the ministry front-man-not to the next tier of leaders and unseen servants. But the life of T. W. Wilson proves otherwise. As Billy Graham's closest friend and longtime personal assistant, T. W. Wilson turned his own valuable leadership skills to the task of supporting Billy and ended up influencing thousands of lives both directly and indirectly. His life is an inspiring testimony to the power of "next-level" servanthood to maximize the power of the church for the twenty-first century.

Filled with interviews and stories from many of Billy Graham's associates and eight pages of photographs, this book offers a fascinating look inside the most successful evangelistic ministry of modern times as well as an inspiring blueprint for purposeful servant-leadership.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441243188
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,054,153
  • File size: 738 KB

Meet the Author

Jay Dennis (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is pastor of the 5,000-member congregation of First Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida. A popular conference and seminary speaker, Dennis has coauthored three books: The Prayer Experiment, The Prayer Experiment Lab Manual, and Taming Your Private Thoughts. He also hosts a weekly television show and daily radio program. He and his wife, Angie, have two children.
Jay Dennis (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is pastor of the 5,000-member congregation of First Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida. A popular conference and seminary speaker, Dennis has coauthored three books and hosts a weekly television show and daily radio program. He and his wife, Angie, have two children.
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Table of Contents

A Personal Word from Billy Graham 9
Acknowledgments 11
1 What Is Next-Level Influence? 13
2 Who Was T. W. Wilson? 23
3 Spiritual Mile Markers: Next-Level Influencers Look Back 31
4 "Hello, Mr. President": Next-Level Influencers Seize Divine Appointments 49
5 Beloved Barnabas: Next-Level Influencers Are Encouragers 61
6 Close Calls: Next-Level Influencers Trust God 77
7 Counseling Mr. Graham: Next-Level Influencers Are Discerning 93
8 Bob Hope, Romans 8:28: Next-Level Influencers Use Humor 115
9 Shhh! Don't Tell: Next-Level Influencers Keep Confidences 129
10 The Accountability Factor: Next-Level Influencers Have Accountability 141
11 No Room for Wimps: Next-Level Influencers Have Courage 155
12 What Character Looks Like: Next-Level Influencers Have Integrity 169
13 Family and Friends: Next-Level Influencers Prioritize Relationships 185
Notes 201
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