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Christian Leaders as Community Organizers: Utilizing the Power Above, Within, and Around Us

  • Guillermo G. Puppo
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Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)

Abstract

The biblical story of Nehemiah displays rich elements of how Christian leaders act as community organizers. Nehemiah showed eight traits: spirituality, vision, power, strategy, servanthood, role modeling, adaptability, and endurance. Today’s Christian leaders can act as community organizers by following Nehemiah’s example. They need to develop a rich personal relationship with the Spirit, invite God into all areas of social and community life, live lives of integrity that open doors to resources, embrace secular and sacred spaces as aspects of God’s creation, and join the Spirit in organizing communities toward God’s plans of peace and prosperity (Shalom) for them and humanity in general.

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  1. 1.City of God Foursquare ChurchDenverUSA

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