Spiritual Leadership Spiritual Discipleship Spiritual Maturity Set of 3 Sanders books

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802496644
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This set includes all three books of the J. Oswald Sanders' spiritual growth series: Spiritual Leadership, Spiritual Discipleship, and Spiritual Maturity. In Spiritual Leadership, J. Oswald Sanders, a Christian leader for decades and the author of more than forty books, presents the key principles of leadership in both the temporal and spiritual realms. He illustrates those principles throughout with examples from godly figures like Moses, Nehemiah, the apostle Paul, David Livingstone, Charles Spurgeon, and others. With more than 1 million copies sold, this proven classic will help you to frame your leadership as spiritual service. In Spiritual Discipleship, Sanders points out that true discipleship is more than intellectual assent to a belief in Christ; it involves the whole person and lifestyle. This book will help you embody that truth. It examines Jesus’ teaching on what it means to follow Him, helping you become the kind of Christian Jesus wants you to be—not one devised by man or even other Christians. For anyone who wants to be not just a believer in Christ, but an imitator of Him, this book is a treasured resource. In Spiritual Maturity, Sanders explores the primary source of continual growth. In three parts, structured around the persons of the Trinity, he provides clear direction for those desiring to grow strong spiritually. Complete with scriptural principles for spiritual development and study questions at the end of the text, this classic handbook is a timeless treasure.

Spiritual Discipleship

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 080249627X
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“Take time and trouble to keep yourself spiritually fit.” — 1 Tim. 4:7, J. B. Phillips Translation As J. Oswald Sanders points out, true discipleship is more than intellectual assent to a belief in Christ; it involves the whole person and lifestyle. True disciples pursue their Master. They know that God is watching over their faith, but they also take Scripture’s command seriously: “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you.” They take pains, by His power, to look more and more like Jesus. This book will help you to be such a disciple. It examines Jesus’ teaching on what it means to follow Him, helping you become the kind of Christian Jesus wants you to be—not one devised by man or even other Christians. You’ll learn: The profile of an ideal disciple Conditions for discipleship The tests that disciples endure How disciples pray and grow The posture and practices of a disciple And more For anyone who wants to be not just a believer in Christ, but an imitator of Him, this book is a treasured resource. Includes questions for reflection, ideal for both individual and group study.

Spiritual Leadership

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802496288
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Over 1 million copies sold What every church will always need The need for talented, vigorous leaders in the church cannot be overemphasized. Such times demand active service of men and women who are guided by and devoted to Jesus Christ. With more than 1 million copies sold, Spiritual Leadership stands as a proven classic for developing such leadership. J. Oswald Sanders, a Christian leader for nearly seventy years and author of more than forty books, presents the key principles of leadership in both the temporal and spiritual realms. He illustrates his points with examples from Scripture and biographies of eminent men of God, such as Moses, Nehemiah, the apostle Paul, David Livingstone, Charles Spurgeon, and others. Featured topics include: The cost of leadership The responsibility of leadership Tests of leadership The qualities and criteria of leadership The art of reproducing leaders The one indispensable requirement of leadership Sanders holds that even natural leadership qualities are God-given, and their true effectiveness can only be reached when they are used to the glory of God. Let this classic be your guide for leadership, and watch how God works through you to do great things for His glory.

Spiritual Maturity

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802496296
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How do Christians grow? “This book invites the reader to experience the title. It is not just a ‘how-to’ volume, but a ‘be’ volume.” So write the editors of this rich resource on the spiritual life. Spiritual maturity is not a level of growth Christians achieve, but the passion to press on in Christ. In these chapters, J. Oswald Sanders explores the primary source of continual growth. In three parts, structured around the persons of the Trinity, Sanders explores matters like: How we should view God Why our weakness is God’s strength What it means that Christ prays for us How to live like an heir of the King The role of the Spirit in a Christian’s life Spiritual Maturity provides clear direction for those desiring to grow strong spiritually. Complete with scriptural principles for spiritual development and study questions at the end of the text, this classic handbook is a timeless treasure. Includes a "For Reflections" section, making it an ideal resource for both individual and group study.

Spiritual Leadership

Author: Henry Blackaby
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433669188
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The revised edition of the Blackabys' "Experiencing God" encourages business and church leaders alike to follow God's biblical design for organizational success.

Dynamic Spiritual Leadership

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Discovery House
ISBN: 1572934700
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J. Oswald Sanders probes Scripture to elicit principles and factors that inspired the dynamic spiritual leadership of Paul and the other apostles in the halcyon days of the church. Paul's letters reveal a frail, fallible man--one who fell and rose again--someone who can speak to our need. Because spiritual principles are timeless, we can learn to apply them to our own situations.

Spiritual Leadership Today

Author: Mel Lawrenz
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310534240
Format: PDF, ePub
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"If you are in a position of positive influence, if you exercise leadership in any way, your faith in God gives you a power—a hidden power—that will allow you to make an enduring difference in the lives of other people and organizations. But how does that power work?" So says Mel Lawrenz in this fresh look at leadership which offers practical and biblical guidance to believers who want to have a deep influence and who want to know: What is the proper use of authority and power? Where do good ideas come from? How can we deal with failure? What does God expect of us? Drawing from more than thirty years of experience in pastoral ministry, Lawrenz writes for Christians in any position of influence. This book provides a new baseline for 21st century Christian leadership, addressing issues such as: • building integrity • seizing opportunities • exploring new horizons • speaking into crises • receiving power • accepting authority • promoting truth • managing expectations • dealing with criticism Using real-life examples, key Scripture passages, and history, Lawrenz shows that when believers align their responsibility to lead with the teaching of Jesus and the work of God’s Spirit, their spiritual influence will have integrity and enduring effectiveness. "Lawrenz gives us hope that the leadership pendulum which has swung from 'over- spiritualized' to 'de-spiritualized' in recent generations may have finally come to rest where it always belonged—upon Jesus Christ." - Skye Jethani, Senior Editor, Leadership Journal, from the foreword "It is exciting to think about believers at every level of society rising to a new call to exercise powerful spiritual influence. In his newest book Mel Lawrenz has given us all a new baseline for leadership that is personal, wise, and spiritual. It spans the generations and reaches across cultures. Just think what will happen if believers in positions of influence tie into the wisdom and the power that comes from God in order to bring restoration in our broken world!” - Mark Batterson, Lead Pastor, National Community Church in Washington, D.C.

Spiritual Maturity

Author: J. Oswald Sanders
Publisher: Moody Pub
ISBN: 9780802467973
Format: PDF
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Complete with study questions at the end of the text, Spiritual Maturity is a fascinating treatise on spiritual discernment and the character of God.

Spiritual Leadership Coaching

Author: Richard Blackaby
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692939000
Format: PDF
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Spiritual Leadership Coaching integrates the life-changing biblical insights from Experiencing God with training in twelve essential coaching skills that will enhance your ability to have transformational conversations with those God brings alongside you. Learn how to listen deeply on multiple levels, ask Spirit-led questions, and move people onto God's agenda.

Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit

Author: Brad Long
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310322960
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Do the programs crowding the typical church’s weekly schedule today lack an essential element, one that is fundamental to their having the greatest spiritual impact?This biblically grounded book asserts that many leaders overlook the necessary precondition of discerning and cooperating with the empowering will of the Holy Spirit before putting their plans into action. Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit is a highly practical guide for nurturing relations between believers and the Holy Spirit, a process facilitated by seven dynamics.• Love that draws us into engagement• Faith and obedience• Receiving divine guidance• Exercising spiritual discernment• Welcoming the gifts and manifestations of the Holy Spirit• Intercessory prayer that shapes the future• Seeing and responding to kairos momentsAdvanced by the church leadership and brought into being by the Holy Spirit, these factors help congregations preach and teach, worship, heal, govern, make disciples of converts, and evangelize. One of this book’s strengths is the use of case studies to illustrate how the seven dynamics can take root in local congregations.