Hero Maker: Five Essential Practices For Leaders to Multiply Leaders (Exponential Series)
Everybody wants to be a hero, but few understand the power of being a hero maker. In Hero Maker you will learn how to bring real change to your church and community by developing the practical skills to help...
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Everybody wants to be a hero, but few understand the power of being a hero maker.
In Hero Maker you will learn how to bring real change to your church and community by developing the practical skills to help others reach their leadership potential.
Drawing on five powerful practices found in the ministry of Jesus, Hero Maker presents the key steps of apprenticeship that will build up other leaders and provides strategies for how you can activate gifts, help others take ownership, and develop a simple scorecard for measuring your kingdom-building progress.
Besides rich insights from the Gospels, Hero Maker is packed with real-life ministry stories ranging from paid staff to volunteer leaders and from established churches to new church plants. A practical tool accompanies each of the five practices, with several illustrations for how to use it.
Whether you lead ten people or ten thousand, Hero Maker will not only help you maximize your leadership, but in doing so you will also help shift today's church culture to a model of reproduction and multiplication. Authors Dave Ferguson (a Chicago pastor and church planter) and Warren Bird (an award-winning writer) make a compelling case that God's power and purpose are best revealed when we train and release others, who in turn do likewise.
Become that rare breed of leader who brings change into our world by sacrificially investing in others who become the heroes. By becoming a hero maker, you will join a movement of influencers that are impacting hundreds, thousands and perhaps millions of people around the world.
Dave Ferguson dreams of helping all people find their way back to God. He writes to inspire, instruct and collaborate with others who share this dream. To see that dream realized he uses his influence and creativity to catalyze a movement of reproducing churches. Toward that end de serves as the Lead Pastor for a remarkable group of Christ Followers called Community Christian Church and provides visionary leadership for NewThing, a global network of reproducing churches.
Warren Bird (Ph.D., Fordham University) has collaboratively authored nineteen books (including two 100,000 bestsellers, one Gold Medallion winner, and one runner up for the Gold Medallion), served as associate pastor for eleven years and senior pastor for four years, taught as regularly contributing faculty at Alliance Theological Seminary for twelve years, and served on the senior leadership team of three organizations that provide training to pastors - Charles E. Fuller Institute, Canadian Centre for Leadership Development, and the Beeson Institute for Advanced Church Leadership.
- <p><strong>everybody Wants To Be A Hero, But Few Understand The Power Of Being A Hero Maker.</strong></p> <p>in <em>hero Maker</em> You Will Learn How To Bring Real Change To Your Church And Community By Developing The Practical Skills To Help Others Reach Their Leadership Potential.</p> <p>drawing On Five Powerful Practices Found In The Ministry Of Jesus, <em>hero Maker</em> Presents The Key Steps Of Apprenticeship That Will Build Up Other Leaders And Provides Strategies For How You Can Activate Gifts, Help Others Take Ownership, And Develop A Simple Scorecard For Measuring Your Kingdom-building Progress.</p> <p>besides Rich Insights From The Gospels, <em>hero Maker </em>is Packed With Real-life Ministry Stories Ranging From Paid Staff To Volunteer Leaders And From Established Churches To New Church Plants. A Practical Tool Accompanies Each Of The Five Practices, With Several Illustrations For How To Use It.</p> <p>whether You Lead Ten People Or Ten Thousand, <em>hero Maker</em> Will Not Only Help You Maximize Your Leadership, But In Doing So You Will Also Help Shift Today's Church Culture To A Model Of Reproduction And Multiplication. Authors Dave Ferguson (a Chicago Pastor And Church Planter) And Warren Bird (an Award-winning Writer) Make A Compelling Case That God's Power And Purpose Are Best Revealed When We Train And Release Others, Who In Turn Do Likewise.</p> <p>become That Rare Breed Of Leader Who Brings Change Into Our World By Sacrificially Investing In Others Who Become The Heroes. By Becoming A Hero Maker, You Will Join A Movement Of Influencers That Are Impacting Hundreds, Thousands And Perhaps Millions Of People Around The World.</p>