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Strengthening the soul of your leadership : seeking God in the crucible of ministry

Author: R Ruth Barton
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book about the soul- your soul, my soul and the soul of our leadership... Jesus indicated that it is possible to gain the whole world but lose your own soul. If he were talking to us as Christian leaders today, he might point out that it is possible to gain the world of ministry success and lose your own soul in the midst of it all.
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Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Ruth Barton
ISBN: 9780830835133 083083513X
OCLC Number: 213479901
Description: 228 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Leighton Ford --
Introduction --
When leaders lose their souls --
What lies beneath --
The place of our own conversion --
The practice of paying attention --
The conundrum of calling --
Guiding others on the spiritual journey --
Living within limits --
Spiritual rhythms in the life of the leader --
Leadership as intercession --
The loneliness of leadership --
From isolation to leadership community --
Finding God's will together --
Reenvisioning the Promised Land.
Responsibility: Ruth Haley Barton.

Abstract:

This is a book about the soul- your soul, my soul and the soul of our leadership... Jesus indicated that it is possible to gain the whole world but lose your own soul. If he were talking to us as Christian leaders today, he might point out that it is possible to gain the world of ministry success and lose your own soul in the midst of it all.
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