The Unnecessary Leader: Leadership for the Whole People of God (2000 Leadership Conference)

Speaker(s): Dallas Willard, Linda Cannell
Date: May 2000
Length: 7 hr 49 min
Product ID: RGDL3003S

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A maze of opinions confronts the church leader seeking the best way forward for the church in transition. This swirl of emphases suggests that congregations are being driven by the latest "flavour of the month" in church growth or congregational development. This series attempts to describe what kind of leadership it will take to guide congregations to understand and live out of their identity as the people of God. It also outlines what would happen in every area of the congregation's life if even the most basic descriptions of the church in Scripture were taken seriously. Lectures include:

  • Naming the Issues - Linda Cannell
  • Starting from Community and Human Realities - Dallas Willard
  • Identifying Responsibilities - Linda Cannell
  • Discipleship to Jesus as Basis for Fellowship - Dallas Willard
  • Clarifying Decisions & Educating People - Linda Cannell
  • Leadership in Influence & Character - Dallas Willard

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Dallas Willard was a professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He was author of The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God, The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives, and Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God.

Linda Cannell is Adjunct Professor of Christian Formation at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is also Director of CanDoSpirit Network and serves as the managing editor of the Common Ground Journal.

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