In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership

by Henri J.M. Nouwen. Crossroad Publishing Co., 1989.

This short book provides a framework for Christian leadership from its temptations to spiritual disciplines.


study guide; temptations including relevance, popularity, and power; disciplines contemplative prayer, confession, and theological reflection

Best For

Christian clergy, senior lay leaders


purchase as book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Improve your leadership by reflecting on this framework.
  • Develop leaders in your congregation by reading and reflecting as a group.

About the Contributor

Matt Burke

Matt Burke is the director of the Northeast Center for Congregations in Fort Wayne and serves as the Center’s Education Director statewide. Matt has a background in classroom, digital and experiential education. He is passionate about using education to develop deeper faith in congregational participants.

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