For elders and other church leaders who sense the need for direction for their church, this book tackles a sensitive topic with thorough scholarship and practical wisdom. An ideal resource for the emerging generation of church leaders as they confront the complex challenges of a postmodern culture.
GENE A. GETZ, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, earned a BA from Rocky Mountain College, an MA from the Wheaton Graduate School, and a Ph.D. from New York University. He has served as a professor at Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also a prolific author. Most of his 60 books have grown out of his experience as a pastor. The Measure of a Man has become a classic and is used around the world for personal and group study. His books The Measure of a Healthy Church and Elders and Leaders: God's Plan for Leading the Church (both published by Moody Publishers) remain breakthrough biblical studies for church leaders.Gene now serves as President of the Center for Church Renewal and has completed a 7-year Bible project using the Holman Christian Standard Bible. The Life Essentials Study Bible is the first Multi-Media Study Bible which contains 1,500 principles from Genesis to Revelation.He also airs a 2-minute daily feature on numerous radio stations called A Principle to Live By which can also be accessed by going to www.bibleprinciples.org where you'll also discover information about Gene's Life Essentials Study Bible.