During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey. Bill Hybels started Willow Creek Community Church in It is probably the most influential church in the United States and also one of the.

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If I were responsible for staff management at a church, it would be a must-read during any new staffer’s probationary period as well as a year’s worth of ice-breakers in our staff meetings. Jan 10, Billl Tan rated it it was amazing. In its pages, one of the world’s foremost evangelical leaders offers practical wisdom gleaned from decades of good and bad experiences.

Enjoyed each proverbs and the revelation that came.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

It just didn’t blow me away. I suspect that this is the kind of book you probably revisit every so often to pull out a good nugget of truth for whatever leadership stage you find yourself in. The healthiest organizations I see are not conflict-free.

Jan 08, Wayne rated it it was ok. Books by Bill Hybels. I walked right past this on the book table, thinking Hybels had run out of things to say and settled on rehashing little tidbits.

Axiom is one on leadership. Most of it felt like common sense, but I really wasn’t the intended audience of this book, so I guess my vote needn’t count. You can either read this book start to finish as I did I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious.

Are We Still Having Fun? There were a number of chapters that just felt like pure gold! Apr 03, Mike rated it liked it Shelves: Jeremy Jernigan This is the personal blog of Jeremy Jernigan. There were a lot of practical, real-world examples about running meetings, evaluating people, etc. Apr 04, Jonathan Brooker rated it really liked it. I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious.

Some highlights of newer info for me: This is in my Top 5 of all-time favorite leadership books. Towards the end of the book I just felt a slight loss of steam.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Honestly, I was a little skeptical about the layout and format of the book prior to going through it. A few comments that stood out to me: In some respects, this book was not overly helpful for those who are not in multi-staff, massive ministries. Before Axiom it was an unattained goal, but not a daily habit.

Axiom – Bill Hybels – Google Books

I love the structure of the book. Why make the mistakes and go through the painful experiences when we can learn from our elders that have served faithfully in Christ’s service for so long? The masterful juxtaposition of Christian ethical leadership principles and Secular profit-driven growth strategies, is the ultimate win-win and undoubtedly, divinely inspired.

They may come in the middle of the night, or usually for me, in the middle of a shower. If gill wish for a resource that is simple and succinct, this book would be ideal.