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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Also, Hybels really demonstrates his commitment to a model of church heavily infuenced by business models. Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, a non-denominational church with eight regional locations in the Chicago area.

This axiom taught me to leverage moments that tie into our vision of passionately transforming lives to be like Jesus. To ask other readers questions about Axiomplease sign up.

You can either read this book start to finish as I did I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious. Notify me of new comments via email. These 5 Bill Hybels axioms on Vision and Strategy continue to build my leadership capacity.

Lists with This Book. I jive with Hybels here, if you’ve made a mistake in a business then investors don’t necessarily want your head on a platter, they want to know that you’ve now learned from those mistakes and won’t make them again.

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Axiom is one on leadership. I took a speed reading course in college, and it has served me well. As an added bonus reflecting on each axiom developed within me a daily habit of reflection time. That doesn’t necessarily detract from the wisdom of his axioms, but it does create the impression that leadership and programs are far more important than the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit.


Jan 11, Chris rated it really liked it Shelves: Email required Address never made public. He gives his philosophies about proper communication, how to run meetings, etc. It reads quick as it is essentially his leadership proverbs, truths discovered over his years as senior pastor at Willow Creek and digested into bite size chunks.

Axiom by Bill Hybels | Tomorrows Reflection

His other books include Honest to God: I do realize that there has been some controversy with Bill Hybels and his leadership recently.

Apr 30, Craig rated it it was amazing. Whether your goal is to build a thriving morally grounded corporation sowing the financial blessings of a God blll company, or a church executing a growth strategy while making enough monetary rewards to invest in even greater kingdom-building initiatives, you’ll find a treasure-trove of wisdom axlom Leadership Axioms: This site uses cookies. Whether serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or rank-and-file employees, as salaried staff or volunteer servants, good leaders can pinpoint the rationale for their actions and decisions with the ease of reciting their home address.

However, the leadership culture Hybels represents qxiom feel alien to church leaders who attempt to follow his suggestions. This reminds me of Seth Godin’s “Dip. Drawing on thirty years of leadership experience, Hybels unpacks the leadership mantras that have guided his course. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Are We Still Having Fun? Dec 30, Jeff rated it it was htbels Shelves: I highly recommend this book. You will do whatever you have to do to increase your leadership input, because you know as well as I do that it will make you better.


Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

There were a number of chapters that just felt like pure gold! The ONE book on leadership that every pastor or Christian in leadership should read and re-read. His book, Rediscovering Church: Rick Warren taught me the power of a pithy statement.

Growth isn’t a problem if you’ve got the right vision, policies, and procedures in place.

Honestly, I’m a Hjbels fan Apr 03, Mike rated it liked it Shelves: Over 75 proverbs are divided into four categories: Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers hybes on another day.

If you would like to bless a leader or pastor for a special occasion, you cannot go too wrong with a twin gift set of Hybel’s Leadership Axioms and Courageous Leadership.

Jan 10, Stephen Tan rated it it was amazing. Activity and Assessment Richard Burkey. But I would still count this among one of the best books for a Christian leader to read!

Hybel’s Axioms are a must read especially for aiom leaders in the church. To be a true influencer Pingback: I thought it would be just “ok”. January is quickly approaching and that means a new year to try new things or begin anew on things that Here are some of my favorite quotes from the book: Bill Hybels was born in in Kalamazoo, Michigan.