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When it comes to family leadership, what your children really need is...you, acting like Jesus. Without meaning to, most of us bluff or bully our way through being moms and dads. Pride and fear have given us an EGO problem: instead of Exalting God Only, we find ourselves Edging God Out.
Lead Your Family Like Jesus reveals twelve priceless parenting principles based on the Savior's life and teachings. You'll discover how your heart, head, hands, and habits can work together as you serve your wat to a truly Christ-centered family.
Special features include "Pause and Reflect" short sections that help the reader to make practical application and numerous sidebar quotes and stories from parents that bring these principles to life.
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Vendor: Focus on the Family
Publication Date: 2013
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Ken Blanchard, characterized as one of the most insightful and compassionate men in business, is known for his knack for making the complex easy. Ken's passion is to inspire and equip people to lead like Jesus. He may be recognized for his insightful books and theory of leadership, but he is celebrated as a humble man who models what he teaches. Ken is cofounder of Lead Like Jesus and chief spiritual officer of the Ken Blanchard Companies, an organization dedicated to workplace learning, employee productivity, leadership, and team effectiveness.
Tricia Goyer is a nationally reknowned speaker on marriage and parenting and the author of more than 30 books.
Phil Hodges is coauthor of the book Lead Like Jesus and cofounder of the Lead Like Jesus training organization.
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Does your family need a five-star general at the helm? A psychologist? A referee? In Lead Your Family Like Jesus, Blanchard, recognized as one of the world's top business leadership experts, points to a better role model: Jesus. In Lead Your Family Like Jesus, Blanchard, along with Hodges and Goyer, shows how every family member benefits when parents take the reins as servant-leaders. Moms and dads will see themselves in an entirely new light - as life-changers who get their example, strength, and joy from following Jesus at home.
The book begins by explaining that leadership is an influence process and that anyone who influences the thinking, behavior, or development of others is a leader - making parenting the most important life-role leadership position most people ever hold. Offering practical examples from real-life parents, the authors then encourage the alignment of four leadership domains: heart, the character and values employed in influencing children; head, one's viewpoint and beliefs about leading; hands, what a parent actually does while leading and influencing; and habits, how a parent must continually refocus his or her desires to lead as Jesus would do.
Published in cooperation with Focus on the Family, this book provides twelve powerful parenting principles, which are easily extendable to grandparents and other caring adults within a family; Pause and Reflect questions; and Points to Ponder - making it an excellent selection for both personal reading and group discussion.
This user-friendly book's practical principles and personal stories mark the path to a truly Christ-centered family, where integrity, love, grace, self-sacrifice, and forgiveness make all the difference.