The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters Change the Way You Think About LeadershipAt the age of thirty three, Dr Albert Mohler became the youngest president in theyear history of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary He was the driving force behind the school s transformation into a thriving institution with an international reputation characterized by a passionate conviction for truth In the process he became one of the most important and prominent Christian voices in contemporary cultureWhat will it take to transform your leadership Effective leaders need than administrative skills and vision They need to be able to change the hearts and minds of those they lead Leadership like this requires passionate beliefs that can stand up to pressure from without and withinNow for the first time, Dr Mohler revealsprinciples to crystallize your convictions, revolutionizing your thinking, your decision making, your communication, and ultimately those you lead

About the Author: R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Dr R Albert Mohler Jr serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world.Dr Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals In fact, called him the reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S In addition to his presidential duties, Dr Mohler hosts two programs The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview and Thinking in Public, a series of conversations with the day s leading thinkers He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues All of these can be accessed through Dr Mohler s website, Called an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large by The Chicago Tribune, Dr Mohler s mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview.

10 thoughts on “The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters

  1. says:

    First rate It would be hard to over praise this one.

  2. says:

    Also read back in 2013 Still the best book on leadership I have ever read It needs to be revisited every couple of years Here are the things I liked First, it is comprehensive, covering internal things, such as honesty, as well as external things such as managing and dealing with the media There is no topic associated with leadership that he doesn t touch on But it is important to note that while much applies to pastors, it was not written for pastors Second, he fre

  3. says:

    I have a confession to make I really don t like leadership books.Don t get me wrong I read books on leadership frequently, and I understand the value that good books on leadership add to my own ability to lead In many ways, leadership is a very pragmatic subject, and I ve greatly benefited from many of the ones I ve read I ve just never actually enjoyed one before.Until now.Mohler makes no effort to hide the fact that The Conviction to Lead is categorically different

  4. says:

    There are an innumerable number of books on the subject of leadership Everyone wants to be a leader and everyone is willing to tell you how to do it.So how is this book any different First off, it is written by Albert Mohler, who is one of the clearest and most insightful voices in all of Christendom If you aren t currently subscribed to his blog, you should be He is also the president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is responsible for leading the instituti

  5. says:

    Maybe three stars is a bit overly critical, but I expected something better Mohler states at the outset that he wants to change how the reader thinks about leadership I don t think he accomplished that in me, but that is not to say his book isn t useful or wise The main theme is that leaders need to lead according to their convictions Mohler devotes a short chapter usually seven pages to each of 25 leadership principles Each bit of advice was fine, but there are two main

  6. says:

    I enjoyed this book from the moment I started reading, and never tired of it till I put it down Excellent and ambitious as its author Mohler begins, I want to fundamentally change the way leadership is understood and practiced 15 How By emphasizing the centrality of conviction to biblical leadership And who better to write on the topic Another fitting subtitle for this book would be, How to Be Like Al Mohler But that s okay, because many of us appreciate what Mohler has acc

  7. says:

    I m usually not a fan of leadership books but this one has a great central message with many helpful applications in different areas You wouldn t have to be the leader of a corporation or a pastor to benefit from Mohler s wise words.

  8. says:

    I m not one to read lots of leadership books as it s just not something that I m drawn to I did find this book helpful in many ways Mohler not only talked about what it looks like to be a leader but also had plenty of application to help you get there I found the chapters on reading, writing, time, and social media digital age most helpful.

  9. says:

    Reallyof a 4.5 star book The 25 short chapters is an ideal format because it keeps everything concise The insights are strong The practical and visionary aspects are equally balanced and strong I really appreciated this book.

  10. says:

    Great resource for any leader Mohler combines his experience in training the next generation of Christian leaders with the best of what you can find in other leadership genres The difference for Mohler, though, is leadership grounded in truth.

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