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Many leaders struggle with reconciling the demands of the marketplace with the eternal values of their faith. But what if these mandates conflict? Primarily using Paul's letter to Philemon, Leadership Beyond Rank and Power, a volume from The Bible and Your Work Study series, examines the idea of leadership as it relates to power, rank, justice, and mercy. Although it's short, this letter packs a powerful message as it models some very effective leadership qualities—qualities that are foundational to Christians who want to actively live out their faith in a productive and profitable workplace.

Leadership beyond Rank and Power urges us to consider that rank and power are not the key lenses through which to view relationships, even in social contexts where we might have rank. Leaders who truly lead also guide others into being better, not only in the tasks they perform but also in how they do it.

About the Series

The Bible and Your Work Study series contains studies that are a part of the Theology of Work Project, a project inquiring what the Bible has to day about work. Each book in The Bible and Your Work Study series contains Scripture references, thought-provoking questions, and prayers to help you explore what the Bible says about work and apply it to your life in positive, practical ways. The lessons in each chapter are designed for thirty-minute lunch breaks, although they can be used in other formats as well.

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