Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Conviction to Lead

So what am I doing reviewing a book about leadership by a seminary president? Well, when Bethany House publishers made this book available for review, I immediately thought of my church library, and how nice it would be for the men and pastors in my church to have access to this book. Not because they’re lacking in leadership skills, but because Albert Mohler is well-respected in my church, so his book would be appreciated.

Alright, so now for my review. Believe it or not, I actually enjoyed reading it. I think I value the work and responsibility that a leadership role bears more than ever before.

The book itself is well-written, recording a God-honoring way to excel in your field, whatever your role. As the title states, the main purpose of the book is understanding the importance of having a genuine, passionate purpose that you believe in in order to successfully lead. Without a message there’s no reason for a leader.
Chapter topics include:

Understanding worldviews
Becoming a thinker, teacher, communicator, reader, manager, speaker, writer
Importance of character and morals
Being a good steward
Leaving a legacy

At one point in the book, the author recommended never reading a book if it is just a waste of your time because it doesn’t apply to your needs…so I almost put the book down. But only almost.

Great book for leaders and aspiring leaders of any field!

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for this review.

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