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In the name of Jesus : reflections on Christian leadership with study guide for groups and individuals

Author: Henri J M Nouwen
Publisher: New York : Crossroad Pub. Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ruminates on the problems, and possible solutions, in today's Christian leadership, offering a rethinking of how to lead, one based more firmly on divine guidance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri J M Nouwen
ISBN: 0824512596 9780824512590 0824509153 9780824509156
OCLC Number: 52351745
Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: From relevance to prayer. The temptation : to be relevant ; The question : "do you love me?" ; The discipline : contemplative prayer --
From popularity to ministry. The temptation : to be spectacular ; The task : "feed my sheep" ; The discipline : confession and forgiveness --
From leading to being led. The temptation : to be powerful ; The challenge : "somebody else will take you" ; The discipline : theological reflection.
Responsibility: Henri J.M. Nouwen.

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Henri Nouwen undertakes to talk about Christian leadership and provides a profile in stark contrast to worldly values. His ideal leader is a praying leader, a vulnerable leader, a trusting leader,  Read more...

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"There is more packed between the covers of this little book that adults will find helpful to living a Christian life than you'll find in many volumes three times its size." -- Our Sunday Visitor

 
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