Item description for Why Great Men Fall: 15 Winning Strategies to Rise Above It All by Wayde Goodall...
Overview Your head sits heavily in your hands as the last employee turns out the last light and goes home for the night, leaving you alone in the dark with your failure and desperation. This scene is played-out daily in offices all over America, as leaders in corporations, churches and organizations free-fall from moral or ethical failure. Wayde Goodall has observed this quagmire for decades, counseling those who have thrown away their families and their futures for a moment of pleasure and profit. Profiling well-known leaders who've had a fall from grace, Goodall notes the common traits, warning signs, and most importantly, a plan for avoiding such deadly traps of the soul.
For everyone who has found himself in this terrible dilemma - and to those who can still avoid it - this book is like a beacon. There is a fail-safe guide for remaining on the right path, and Why Great Men Fall illustrates that safe route in a riveting way.
Publishers Description Offers counsel for others to avoid the pain of public humiliation and judgement. By focusing on well-known examples, this work explains why biblical morality is the key to avoiding ethical failure. It covers issues such as: Why Great Leaders Fall; Entitlement; Entrepreneurs without Balance; Compartmentalisation; Expectation of Silence; and more.
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Studio: New Leaf Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.61" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher New Leaf Press/Master Books
ISBN 0892216220 ISBN13 9780892216222
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More About Wayde Goodall
Dr. Wayde Goodall and his wife, Rosalyn, work in areas of critical need around the world. They are the founding pastors of Vienna Christian Center in Vienna, Austria, and Wayde has served as president of Mission of Mercy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He and Rosalyn are frequent speakers at churches, seminars, and pastoral and missionary retreats throughout the world. Wayde and Rosalyn have cohosted programs on Christian television and have been interviewed by Focus on the Family for their radio programs. Dr. Goodall has written and coauthored thirteen books, including "Why Great Men Fall, Conflict Management for Church Leaders, Marriage and Family, By My Spirit," "The Fruit of the Spirit," "The Choice," "The Blessing," "The Battle," and "Back to the Word," many of which have been translated into several languages. He created the "Enrichment Journal "in 1996 and was awarded first place for clergy magazines in 1997 and 2000 from the Evangelical Press Association. Because of Dr. Goodalls extensive writing and pastoral experience, he frequently teaches at the colleges and seminaries of the national church. Rosalyn is a technical editor, writer, and educator and has served as a faculty member at Southwest Missouri State University for five years. Her ministry has included women's conferences, retreats, and educators training. Wayde and Rosalyn have viewed their ministry as a team effort for God's kingdom.
Reviews - What do customers think about Why Great Men Fall?
A Must-Read for Male Christian Leaders Feb 23, 2006
Goodall here has the courage to tackle a subject that has been overlooked or unmentioned in Christian books today -- the pitfalls of male Christian leadership. The author directly addresses 15 key areas to which leaders should give attention. From my knowledge and experience of ministry, his words are extremely relevant.
I recommend this book very highly to all male Christian leaders, especially pastors. Being aware of our weaknesses and points of vulnerability is the first step towards safeguarding our integrity. This title is an excellent investment and addition to one's library.