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Calling Christian Leaders: Rediscovering Radical Servant Ministry

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John Stott found on his many travels that contemporary models of Christian leadership were often shaped more by culture than by Christ. In stark contrast, he urges that our view be determined by our view of the church, not the other way round. Focusing on 1 Corinthians 1–4, he demonstrates the centrality of the theme of “power through weakness.” He explains the role of the Holy Spirit in God’s revelation, and examines four of Paul’s most striking models of ministry, each of which is an aspect of humility. Over against seductive styles of leadership being advocated by the wisdom of the world, he urges Christian leaders to be characterized above all else by “the meekness and gentleness of Christ.”

For more by John Stott, see John Stott Collection (7 vols.).

  • Shares the discovery that contemporary models of leadership are often shaped more by culture than Christ
  • Concentrates on 1 Corinthians 1–4 and its central theme of power through weakness
  • Examines the role of the Holy Spirit in revelation
  • Encourages believers to be characterized by meekness and gentleness
Pearls are to be found on every page.

—Mark Meynell, senior associate minister, All Souls Langham Place

  • Title: Calling Christian Leaders: Rediscovering Radical Servant Ministry
  • Author: John Stott
  • Publisher: Inter-Varsity
  • Print Publication Date: 2002
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Christian leadership
  • ISBN: 9781783590193
  • Resource ID: LLS:CLLNGCHRSMNSTRY
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T22:13:23Z

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John Stott

John Stott is known around the world as a preacher, evangelist, and writer. He was one of the main contributors to the Lausanne Covenant (1974) and the founder of Langham Partnership, which seeks to equip a new generation of Bible teachers around the world.

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