Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry (Transforming Resources) (Hardcover)

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By Ruth Haley Barton, Gary a. Haugen (Foreword by), Leighton Ford (Afterword by)
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Description


I'm tired of helping others enjoy God--I just want to enjoy God for myself. With this painful admission, Ruth Haley Barton invites us to an honest exploration of what happens when spiritual leaders lose track of their souls. Weaving together contemporary illustrations with penetrating insight from the life of Moses, Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership explores topics such as

  • responding to the dynamics of calling
  • facing the loneliness of leadership
  • leading from your authentic self
  • cultivating spiritual community
  • reenvisioning the promised land
  • discerning God's will together

Each chapter includes a spiritual practice to ensure your soul gets the nourishment it needs. Forging and maintaining a life-giving connection with God is the best choice you can make for yourself and for those you lead. This expanded edition includes the popular How Is It with Your Soul?" assessment for leaders and a flexible six- or twelve-week guided experience for groups.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780830846450
ISBN-10: 083084645X
Publisher: IVP Books
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Transforming Resources