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McNeal identifies the formative influences upon these leaders, which he sees as God’s ways of working in their lives: He explores the shaping influence of culture, call, community, conflict, and the commonplace. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for beautiful books?
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Journeys to Significance Neil Cole. Your Church in Rhythm Bruce B. The Other 80 Percent Scott Thumma. Many women and men provide real spiritual leadership. Theseleaders are masterpieces in too short a supply. They are wor, of heart. They don’t develop overnight, though it might seemthey appear ‘out of nowhere. They are carefully crafted, faithfully bu. Keeping heart for the demanding work of ministry hingeson leaders’ ability to discern God at work in their own lives, shaping their hearts to embrace the particular ministries to whichthey are called.
This process of finding heart depends on aninteractive partnership with God. God introduces thestoryline–but the leader’s responses affect the developmentof the drama.
To demonstrate the book’s key points, McNeal leads readers on anexcursion into the heart-shaping drama of four major Biblicalleaders: He identifies theinfluences God used to shape them: Culture–the times and theenvironment in which a leader is raised; Call–the leader’spersonal call by God to mission; Community–the people whoshape and sustain the leader; Communion–the leader’s personalrelationship with God; Conflict–the leader’s engagement ofdestructive forces in life and ministry; and Commonplace–thedaily choices bby living.
Using illustrative stories of contemporary church leaders whoopened their hearts to God’s guidance, McNeal shows how God isstill using these same influences to shape the hearts of religiousleaders today. God creates leaders in order to share his heart withhis people.
Theheart-sculpting work of God creates quality ministries.
A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders, Updated Edition
A Workof Heart explains how God is shaping each of us for futureservice. We’ve attended everyhigh-powered conference imaginable. We’ve bought the T-shirts, thethree-ring binders, and all the right soundbites. But if we’rehonest, we’re mcnsal serious drift mode, and we know it. In AWork of Heart, Reggie McNeal has given us nothing less than CPRfor the leader’s soul, a book that moves us beyond leadership’how-tos’ to the lifeline of genuine influence–our ownintricate, passionate journey with God.
Clifton, past chairman, The GallupOrganization “This is a must-read for present and emerging leaders who desireto balance s leadership techniques with a heart shaped byGod.
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In typical McNeal fashion, this book makes the connectionbetween the truths of Scripture and the real world the leader livesin. Reggie McNeal helps us look under the hood, at the engine of our lives and leadership–our heart–andshows us what it takes to lead with increasing clarity andconfidence and live with greater peace.
Ncneal Heart on a Mission 3 2. A Heart After God 21 3.
A Heart Captured by God 36 4. Meeting the World 73 6.
Connecting with Others Hearts 8. Rehearsing for Eternity 9.
Drawing on twenty years wrk leadership roles in local congregations and his work over the last two decades with thousands of clergy and church leaders, McNeal counsels local churches, denominational groups, seminaries and colleges, and parachurch organizations in their leadership development needs. SinceLeadership Network Publications has presented thoroughly researched and practical concepts from leading thinkers, practitioners, and pioneering churches.
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