The Power of Being a Servant
Leading people is a challenge we all face at times in a variety of venues. It can be an intimidating task if we are unprepared. “Relational Leadership: Leading People You Know” by Wesley Shotwell, provides all the tools you will need to understand and succeed as a leader. The book is built on the crucial premise that leadership is all about relationships. It is impossible to lead without other people and effective leadership begins with building strong relationships with others.
“Relational Leadership: Leading People You Know” will give you the insight to understand how others respond to your personal leadership style. It will also equip you to adapt your leadership in a way that best communicates and motivates. Leadership is not about manipulating others, but it is about serving others in a way that allows them to experience success.
Using biblical examples and scripture passages, “Relational Leadership: Leading People You Know” reveals how servant leadership is an approach that works best in every situation.
This book provides very practical, understandable, usable guidance that every church leader needs to know. Whether you are in full-time ministry or a part-time church leader, you will greatly benefit from “Relational Leadership: Leading People You Know.”
This book will teach you –
- The qualities of a servant leader
- How to choose the best style of leadership for a specific situation
- The elements that create trust
- Tools for empowering others
- The role of vision in leadership
- How to lead through change
- Skills for working through conflict
- How to develop a leadership lifestyle
Wesley Shotwell writes about church leadership from the position of a seasoned pastor. He has served as Pastor of Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle, Texas since 1998. He previously served as pastor of two churches in Tennessee. His formal education includes Baylor University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville. He is married to Margie and they have two sons, William and Jason.