Item description for Empowered Church Leadership: Ministry in the Spirit According to Paul by Brian J. Dodd...
Overview IVP Print On Demand Title Have you been guiding your church using secular marketing ideas and leadership strategies? Instead, Dodd issues a clarion call for pastors and laypersons to build their ministries on the New Testament apostolic principles of prayer, followership, partnership, servanthood, and willingness to run against the current. Learn to lead where God wants you to go.
Publishers Description You've seen or heard the promises: Proven leadership strategies. Grow your church by 30 percent. Increase your budget through sound marketing principles. The lure of success can be seductive, and the adoption of secular standards or methods to achieve it may seem a small but necessary price to pay. Brian J. Dodd, however, holds out a different model for us, the model of the apostle Paul who acted in accord with kingdom principles and was empowered by the Spirit of God. Worldly standards are stood on their head in order that ministry reflect the power and presence of the Lord. Dodd helps you to see the necessity of prayer, followership, partnership, servanthood and willingness to run against the current if you are to lead where God wants you to lead. Here is a book for all who want to put church leadership on an apostolic footing.
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Studio: IVP Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.59" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2012
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
ISBN 0830823921 ISBN13 9780830823925
Availability 0 units.
More About Brian J. Dodd
Brian J. Dodd (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) has served as a pastor, church planter and seminary professor. He has led training in leadership development and evangelism in the U.S., U.K. and in countries of the former Soviet Union. He lives in Florida.
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EMPOWERED CHURCH LEADERSHIP Apr 2, 2004
This is one of the best books I've ever read. It changed they way I read the scriptures and it has changed my life. I would recomend this book to all church leaders and any christian as it will minister to you. Brian Dodd is a first class writter and you will find it hard to put this book down. Its worth every penny.