Shepherding Like Jesus challenges the dominant view of church leadership as a technical function and proposes that character matters most. Drawing from the Gospels, Andrew Hebert shows how Jesus’ approach to shepherding provides a model for authentic ministry. Shepherding Like Jesus is ideal for pastors, leaders, and anyone who wants to see Christianity impact their community in practical ways.
For who is this book for ?
Pastors,Leaders and anyone who wants to see Christianity impact their community in practical ways. It challenges the dominant view of Church Leadership as a Technical Function and Proposes that Character Matters Most.
- Shepherding Like Jesus challenges the traditional view of church leadership and instead proposes that character matters most.
- The book draws from the Gospels to create a model for authentic ministry which is ideal for pastors, leaders, or anyone who wants Christianity to have a practical impact on their community.
- Shepherding Like Jesus is well written and easy to read.
- It can be repetitive at times.
- The author doesn’t cite any sources.
- It’s a little short.
Learn more about the author
Andrew Hebert is the pastor of Houston Mennonite Church in Texas. A graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, he has also written From Scarcity to Enough and How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything: The Keys to Life-Long Growth.
“This book is a great reminder that ministry should be about relationships and not just programs. It’s also a helpful guide for anyone who wants to develop healthy, meaningful relationships with others.”
“Shepherding Like Jesus is a refreshing, insightful read that challenges the way we think about church leadership. Drawing from Scripture and contemporary examples, Andrew Hebert provides a compelling case for why character matters more than ever in ministry. If you’re looking for an engaging book on Christian leadership, this is it!”
“Hebert convincingly demonstrates that the heart of Jesus’ ministry was not programmatic, but relational. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to follow in Christ’s footsteps.”
“Shepherding Like Jesus is the perfect antidote to desperation in ministry. The focus on gospel character and integrity will refocus your energies on what really matters, while the examples of pastoral leadership from Scripture provide a refreshing perspective.”