Most Christians know something of the apostle Paul’s life and ministry, but what about the incredible team of influencers he assembled and mobilized? Who were they, and how did Paul lead this team to accomplish God’s purposes? Even more, what can we learn from their successes and failures, and how can we imitate their qualities?
These are the questions that inspired Ryan Lokkesmoe, PhD, to write Paul and His Team. Like a church-ministry version of Team of Rivals, it reveals important principles about leadership and influence by showing how this early ministry team:
Whether you are in a position of leadership or are simply a passionate follower of Christ, you are an influencer that God is using to build His church. And while Paul and His Team certainly reveals a lot about Paul's character as a leader, it also highlights both prominent and obscure members of his team to offer a textured portrait of the early church’s influence in spreading the gospel.
Let’s learn from the men and women God used to build the church, letting them shape our leadership and influence as we continue their work.
Includes group discussion questions at the end of each chapter, making this book ideal for a church-staff or small group study.
Whether you are just beginning your ministry journey or you are a seasoned veteran who is feeling tired, ineffective, or ready to quit...maybe it's time for a Leadership Awakening!
Your life can be marked by God's goodness all the way to the finish line. Through the time-tested principles Doug Stringer lays out, you will discover how to...Measure successful leadership God's wayOvercome the oppositions godly leaders faceDisplay leadership traits that transform your family, workplace, church, and worldEquip yourself-and those you're leading-to run the race and finish wellAnd much more!Don't allow yourself to become a casualty on the battlefield of Christian leadership. You can have an impactful life and hear God's beautiful words of affirmation at the end of your journey..."Well done, good and faithful servant" (Matthew 25:23).
Features include:Verse-by-verse explanations from one of the most important pastor-teachers of our time Every verse connected to Christ from Genesis to Revelation A harmony of the Gospels that demonstrates the inerrancy of Scripture New King James translation