"As a young pastor, J. Oswald Sanders' book Spiritual Leadership was the first book I read that awakened me to the subject of leadership. It started me on a 25-plus year journey of teaching leadership to pastors and lay people. No other book has influenced my life the way this one has."
Author, Speaker and Founder-The INJOY Group
"Spiritual Leadership should be the constant companion of every undershepherd in the Savior's service. Most helpful is the fact that its emphasis is not on methods, but on character, passion, and godliness. I read it often to regrip the basic perspectives of my task, and have given it to the entire leadership team in our church."
John MacArthur, Jr.
Pastor-Teacher-Grace Community Church
With more than 500,000 in print, Spiritual Leadership has proven itself a timeless classic in teaching the principles of leadership. J. Oswald Sanders presents and illustrates those principles through biographies of eminent men of God - men such as Moses, Nehemiah, Paul, David Livingstone, and Charles Spurgeon.
Christianity needs a powerful voice in today's world. Such a voice can come only from strong leaders guided by God and devoted to Christ. Spiritual Leadership will encourage you to place your talents and powers at His disposal so you can become a leader used for His glory.
This edition of Spiritual Leadership has been been completely revised. The language is updated with a modern flavor and a study guide has been added, designed as a tool to help you grow and successfully apply the principles in this classic book.
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Audiofile Magazine says:
Grover Gardner narrates this well-known classic about leadership principles with simple clarity. In moderate tones he illustrate timeless values drawn from the lives of biblical characters, such as David, Moses, and the Apostle Paul, before exemplifying the qualities of more current leaders. He emphasizes that the call to leadership comes from God and discusses the necessities of discipline, visio... Read more
This is a great audio-book for anyone interested in spiritual leadership, although you don't need to be involved in leadership to get the most out of the book. Using a wonderful variety of leaders (from biblical to contemporary) as examples to draw on Sanders uses their traits to explain the principles for Christians to grow in spiritual leadership.
Any new leader or leader-in-training would be wise to understand and apply the principles and foundational Scriptural truths that apply to all areas of leadership. This is not a "What to do, to be a good leader book", the 'what' you will have to determine for yourself, it is the focus on the traits of a leader and leadership that this book focuses on. And not just leadership in general, but "Spir... Read more