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A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders / Edition 2

A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders / Edition 2

by Reggie McNeal
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ISBN-13: 9781118103180
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Series: Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series , #60
Edition description: Updated Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 527,447
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Reggie McNeal is the missional leadership specialist for Leadership Network. Drawing on twenty years of leadership roles in local congregations and his work over the last two decades with thousands of clergy and church leaders, McNeal counsels local churches, denominational groups, seminaries and colleges, and parachurch organizations in their leadership development needs.
Leadership Network, a division of OneHundredX, seeks to accelerate the impact of 100X leaders. Since 1996, Leadership Network Publications has presented thoroughly researched and practical concepts from leading thinkers, practitioners, and pioneering churches.

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Table of Contents

About the Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series ix

Preface to the Updated Edition xi

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction: Looking for God in All the Right Places xix

PART ONE How God Shaped Moses, David, Paul, and Jesus for Leadership 1

1. Moses: A Heart on a Mission 3

2. David: A Heart After God 21

3. Paul: A Heart Captured by God 36

4. Jesus: The Heartbeat of God 51

PART TWO Recognizing God’s Shaping Work in Our Own Lives 71

5. Culture: Meeting the World 73

6. Call: Figuring Out Why We Are Here 94

7. Community: Connecting with Others’ Hearts 114

8. Communion: Rehearsing for Eternity 137

9. Conflict: Learning to Die So We Can Live 154

10. Commonplace: Discovering That the Ordinary Is Extra-Ordinary 175

Conclusion: Collaborating with God’s Heart-Shaping Project 187

References 193

The Author 195

Index 197

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Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommend this book. Very spiritual but a little bit of a difficult read but well worth the time for those in a leadership position in the Church.