Weak enough to lead : what the Bible tells us about powerful leadership / James C. Howell.Material type: TextPublisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, Copyright date: ©2017Description: xv, 146 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781501842634; 1501842633Subject(s): Bible. Chronicles, 2nd, XX, 12 | Christian leadershipAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Weak enough to lead.DDC classification: 253 LOC classification: BV652.1 | .H67 2017
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: The prayer of Jehoshaphat -- Jesus: a little child shall lead them -- Hannah: listening, and letting go -- Saul: tragically flawed -- David: the natural -- Kings and a queen: failures and providence -- Elijah: loneliness and renewal -- Elisha: mentoring and humility -- Micaiah: yes-men versus truth-tellers -- Jeremiah: courage and its costs -- Amos, Second Isaiah: judgment and redemption -- Genesis: responsibility and big plans -- Moses: called, but frustrated -- Joshua and Samson: commitment and burnout -- Priests: thinking and acting institutionally -- Sages: elusive wisdom -- Peter and Paul: downward mobility -- Epilogue: how weakness helps.