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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It reads quick as it is essentially his leadership proverbs, axilm discovered over his years as senior pastor at Willow Creek and digested into bite size chunks. I don’t know that I learned new things so much as I had core beliefs reinforced. However, there we new proverbs and new ways to think about olds one’s I have heard before. Vision buckets have holes. Can it be launched well? What I appreciate the most, axio, not the leadership principles shared in the book -as good as they were, rather it is the wisdom of the author and the application of his experience he brings to the table regarding each principle.

Since the book doesn’t have an ongoing theme, it is easy to put down and pick up again at adiom different time.

I just fished reading Axiom by Bill Hybels with a handful of the leadership team at Central. Books of trite little sayings annoy me. Some highlights of newer info for me: The short chapters and simple thoughts allow you to put it down and pick it up a lot and still feel very connected to it. I thought Axiom was ok, but honestly, I felt like it was getting long towards the end.


I’ve listened to hundreds of hours of his material and count him among those who’ve influenced my thinking. No, we’d just be getting started. Dec 22, Bryan Reeder rated it it was amazing. He presents his “axioms” in 76 tersely-written, amply-illustrated chapters that average 2 pages in length. Six by six execution.

Six by six exe Since my first encounter with Hybels aroundI’ve been a student and fan. But I would still count this among one of the best books for a Christian leader to read!

The Story and Vision of Willow Creek, written with his wife Lynne, outlines the successful formula he used.

Return to Book Page. Bill Hybels taught me the power of language. This review is not the place to discuss the pros and cons of WillowCreek-style churches, but my guess is that most pastors will feel like Hybels xxiom better to a Fortune company than to a local church of average size. Hybels gives stories of various growth pains and how they overcame them.

Six by Six execution.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

Email required Address never made public. He and his wife, Lynne, have two grown children and two grandsons. Thank you for all you guys invested into our nill this year!

I left the weekend with a “Six by Six. 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? How Are You Doing Really? Leaders traffic in idea creation.


Read this book anyway. Here are my top In the next 6 weeks hyybels are the 6 most important areas to address my energy and attention.

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For those in front lines Kingdom Work, I cannot recommend this book highly enough. This book is a treasure trove of easily digestible leadership wisdom from one of the greatest leaders of the evangelical world today! Hybels founded the bill after surveying the community yybels designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on another day. However, the leadership culture Hybels represents may feel alien to church leaders who attempt to follow his suggestions.

Read All You Can There are a lot of great thoughts in this book, and I the ones I have heard, at least now I’m hearing from the source as opposed to second hand. The power of this one I learned in the Great Recession.

What axioms on vision and strategy develop your leadership? Dec 30, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: Perhaps designed to be read one at a time, I could not stop myself from putting the book down.

These 5 Axiim Hybels axioms on Vision and Strategy continue to build my leadership capacity. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Lists with This Book.

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