Illuminating Paul's farewell address to the church elders of Ephesus found in Acts 20, Olford describes three gifts those in Christian ministry should leave behind: a personal example, a preached word, and a prepared leadership. He clarifies the responsibilities we must fulfill; reveals encouragements to be embraced; and reflects on the urgency of faithfulness.
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Find Us Faithful is a unique study of leadership based on the Apostle Paul’s farewell address to the church elders of Ephesus found in Acts 20:17-35the profound final words of one great leader to another historic group of leaders.Author David Olford explains, In studying this text we are going to be looking at three lasting legacies of utmost value that this faithful leader left to the church. These are legacies that we as leaders today would do well to leave behind. We will see that Paul first left a personal example behind at Ephesus. Secondly, he left a preached word. And then the third legacy was a prepared leadership.”
Church leaders from all backgrounds will indeed find ongoing inspiration in this fresh and succinct exposition.
David Olford is chairman of the board and president of Olford Ministries International and holds the Stephen Olford Chair of Preaching, named in his late father's honor, at UnionUniversity in Memphis, Tennessee. His books include The Secret of Soul Winning and Find Us Faithful: Leadership that Leaves a Legacy. He and his wife have two children.