Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders  -     By: Reggie McNeal
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Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders

Jossey-Bass / 2006 / Hardcover

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Best-selling author and mentor McNeal says the church needs excellent leadership now more than ever. Here he offers spiritual leaders seven essential disciplines to achieve greater success---self-awareness, managing emotions and expectations, lifelong learning, a sense of mission, making sound decisions, commitment to community, and the regular practice of contemplation. 192 pages, hardcover from Wiley & Sons.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0787977535
ISBN-13: 9780787977535
Availability: In Stock
Series: Jossey-Bass Leadership Network|Leadership Network

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Publisher's Description

Based on his extensive experience as coach and mentor to many thousands of Christian leaders across a broad spectrum of ministry settings, Reggie McNeal helps spiritual leaders understand that they will self-select into or out of greatness. In this important book, McNeal shows how great spiritual leaders are committed consciously and intentionally to seven spiritual disciplines, habits of heart and mind that shape both their character and competence:

 

The discipline of self-awareness—the single most important body of information a leader possesses

 

The discipline of self-management—handling difficult emotions, expectations, temptations, mental vibrancy, and physical well-being

 

The discipline of self-development—a life-long commitment to learning and growing and building on one's strengths

 

The discipline of mission—enjoying the permissions of maintaining the sense of God's purpose for your life and leadership

 

The discipline of decision-making—knowing the elements of good decisions and learning from failure

 

The discipline of belonging—the determination to nurture relationships and to live in community with others, including family, followers, mentors, and friends

 

The discipline of aloneness—the intentional practice of soul-making solitude and contemplation

 

Author Bio

Reggie McNeal is the director of leadership development for the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Through his various leadership roles, from local congregational settings to denominational positions to seminary classrooms to coach and consultant for thousands of spiritual leaders, he has been devoted to helping leaders understand and practice true leadership greatness. McNeal is the author of Revolution in Leadership: Training Apostles for Tomorrow's Church (Abingdon Press), along with A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders and the best-selling The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church, both from Jossey-Bass.

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"This is a compelling and practical book that will help develop great spiritual leaders to meet the challenges of leadership as the church seeks to bring the gospel to a changed world."
Insights magazine (Sept. 2008)

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