During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey. Bill Hybels started Willow Creek Community Church in It is probably the most influential church in the United States and also one of the.
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Activity and Assessment Richard Burkey. Leaders traffic in idea creation. However, the leadership culture Hybels represents may feel alien to church leaders who attempt to follow his suggestions. It strikes me that Willowcreek grew so big in part because they were well-led and well-organized to handle growth. So I began reading it a little while back when I had free moments because of it’s unique format.
Return to Book Page. Dec 30, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: Find what works for you, and write it down.
Here are my top 5: Honestly, I was a little skeptical about the layout and format of the book prior to going through it. I had been told by far too many friends to count that I should read this book. Will it be sustainable?
The idea of pushing on one project for six weeks makes a great deal of sense to me. Hybels gives stories of various growth pains and how they overcame them.
Have some extra time this week?
This book is a treasure trove of easily digestible leadership wisdom from one of the greatest leaders of the evangelical world today! I connected it much more with work I’ve been doing at church to start a somethings group.
Whether it be a new way to serve in our community, or a better way to use language. Hybels launched Willow Creek Community Church in with his wife, Lynne Berryand a group of friends who gathered in rented space in a movie theater with a vision of helping people from any faith background or no faith at all become fully devoted followers of Jesus.
They may come in the middle of the night, or usually for me, in the middle of a shower.
It won’t necessarily stand out, but it should have a place on the shelf. Most of it felt like common sense, but I really wasn’t the intended audience of this book, so I guess my vote needn’t count.
However, I do not think it would be the best book to start with for novice or entry leaders because they would not be able to relate to the emotions that Hybels speaks about in those sticky situations and may require more explanations and more life experiences in order to get the most out of it. Bill Hybels does a great job of sharing leadership principles that are unforgettable and ones I wish I would have applied in the past.
True, he mentions these things, but the reader will have to decide which gets the priority.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Without a boiler fund, tough decisions would have been tougher. Some of the leadership proverbs are hynels I am already familiar with, and I am sure most readers will have the same experience. I thought Axiom was ok, but honestly, I felt like ibll was getting long towards the end. If you wish for a resource that is simple and succinct, this book would be ideal.
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To ask other readers questions about Axiomplease sign up. January is quickly approaching and that means a new year to try new things or begin anew on things that Some were a bit more common sense for me. You can either read this book start to finish as I did or dip in and asiom and follow different leadership paths as the book connects up different leadership lessons.
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