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Grounded Dependability: Leading with Faithfulness

  • Mihai C. Bocarnea
  • Joshua Henson
  • Russell L. Huizing
  • Michael Mahan
  • Bruce E. Winston
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Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)

Abstract

An implicit requirement of successful organization outcomes is the faithfulness of both leaders and followers. David’s faithfulness to the faithless King Saul becomes a helpful biblical example. This chapter will analyze a biblical understanding of faithfulness and its application to organizational leadership. This analysis will show faithfulness to be not only a characteristic of God but also an expression of one’s standing with God, with others, and with one’s own adherence to the beliefs that govern their life. From the covenant of the Old Testament to the authenticity of Greek understanding to the endurance under suffering of the New Testament, this characteristic has several important applications to contemporary organizations. These applications are applied to a contemporary example of funeral directors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mihai C. Bocarnea
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joshua Henson
    • 3
  • Russell L. Huizing
    • 4
  • Michael Mahan
    • 2
  • Bruce E. Winston
    • 2
  1. 1.Regent UniversityVirginia BeachUSA
  2. 2.Regent UniversityChesapeakeUSA
  3. 3.Regent UniversityOcalaUSA
  4. 4.Toccoa Falls CollegeClarkesvilleUSA

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