Living and Leading with Unusual Wisdom, Peace, and Joy

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Published September 2013

At a time of unprecedented cultural need and potential, many Christian leaders find themselves straining to be inspired. They’re running on empty.

Leadership can be mentally, emotionally, and spiritually exhausting. The pace is relentless. The expectations are weighty. The challenges are daunting. But it is possible to live and lead a new way, with that deep sense of contentment that all leaders yearn for. It is possible to be fulfilled, even today.

Fulfilled articulates a new approach for the exhausted leader. This Christian theology of leadership is based on three inner capacities, which every leader already possesses but which most of us simply ignore or disregard: stillness, awareness, and playfulness. Kirk Byron Jones examines these capacities and shows the reader how to draw upon them in daily life.

Vibrant leadership taps into this wellspring of inner capacities, continually available to every leader. It is not the exclusive possession of the gifted, faithful few, but is a grace provided for all. The fulfilled leader lives in wisdom, peace and joy, and is successful in all the most important ways.

About the Author

Kirk Byron Jones

Kirk Byron Jones holds a doctor of ministry degree from Emory University and a doctor of philosophy degree from Drew University. He is the author of several best-selling books for those seeking to grow spiritually in an ever-challenging world. Jones serves as adjunct professor of ethics, preaching and pastoral ministry at Andover Newton Theological School. Throughout his thirty-year pastoral ministry, he has also served on various religious and civic committees at the local and national level.