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Living into Leadership


Spiritual eldership is something lived and recognized, not something attained. That said, growing into eldership requires guidance. Bob Thune’s book helps potential elders—and potential leaders at any level, for that matter—to get some of that guidance and training, and in … Continue reading

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A Leadership Skeleton Worth Putting Flesh On


There’s a lot of concepts and practical ideas packed into this comparatively slender book—so much so that I wish it’d been noticeable thicker so that it all could have been unpacked more. Nonetheless, and especially for those who aren’t big-time readers, … Continue reading

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Season 5: Growing in Leadership


Let’s pick up where we left off last week. As you’ve walked through our first four seasons, guess what? You’ve been growing. Others know it. And God is honoring it. He’s matured you to the point where you’re ready to … Continue reading

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Letting the Elders Lead


In a sense, I’m not the target audience for this book, as it’s designed to convince a Baptist audience of the need for eldership in the church (vs. a congregational model). As a non-Baptist and a past elder, I’ve never needed … Continue reading

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Once More into the Breach


Happy New Year, y’all. While I continue to await good news from other sectors, there is something I can take into my own hands here—since that’s where they were thrown back into…. This time last month, Seasons 4-6 of the … Continue reading

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What Are Your Re-Reads (revisited)?


Since I’m in waiting mode right now — both in terms of “hopefully impending good news” and in terms of “books I need to review” — thought I’d revisit a fun topic I’d first done a couple years ago…. Some of … Continue reading

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It’s the Song, Not the Singer


Let me put my personal prejudice on the table, and then we can all feel free to ignore it: I’m not a fan of Leonard Sweet’s style of writing. Nonetheless, because of the focus of this book, I took a … Continue reading

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