About the Book:
Book: Good & Faithful Servant
Author: Wes Daughenbough
Genre: Non-fiction, leadership
Release Date: July, 2020
The greatest need in the body of Christ today is for spiritual leadership training, and the first law of spiritual leadership is that you are not the leader—the Holy Spirit is! If you follow him, you will lead many to righteousness.
Veteran pastor Wes Daughenbaugh, a Christian leader for nearly fifty years and author of five books, presents a wealth of spiritual wisdom designed to help Christian leaders develop skills for true godly leadership.
- The differences between secularized leadership and spiritual leadership.
- How to avoid using people to obtain a secularized vision and instead have God’s vision for the individuals you are leading.
- How to have influence with God (power in prayer).
- The importance of spiritual warnings.
- Seven ways to live in Christlike character virtues.
- Over sixty professional drawings to help you “see” spiritual truths.
If you long for intimacy with God and want your life to glorify Jesus, you’ll find Good and Faithful Servant to be a comprehensive, timely resource to help you be a Spirit-led servant of Jesus Christ and his church.
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About the Author
Multi-published author Wes Daughenbaugh understands pastors and church leadership. He has served forty-six years in ministry as associate pastor, lead pastor, and traveling teacher-evangelist, preaching in fifty US states and several foreign countries. With the gift of teaching, Wes turns complex truths into easy-to-remember illustrations for leaders and readers. Ordained with the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Wes lives with his wife, Bonnie, in western Oregon. They have two daughters, three grandsons, and one granddaughter. Learn more at www.EncouragementExpert.com.
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WHY I WROTE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT
During my many years in the ministry I’ve tried to feed my leadership gift with books on leadership but I never bonded with them. They were so dry. Then never talked about being rich in God, how to get supernatural faith, have a dynamic prayer life or live in the power of the Spirit. I finally decided I just must not be a leader but only a “teacher.” During those years I “led” thousands to Christ and led thousands more into forgiveness and lessons in Christ-like maturity. Two years ago I began to pray earnestly that God would restore spiritual POWER to the American Church. Then to my surprise, God strongly impressed me to write a book on SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP and gave me the title and subtitle. The book gushed out of me in eight days of writing and I’ve spent the last year and a half perfecting the copy and getting the sixty plus drawings finished. This book has the leadership lessons the Holy Spirit personally taught me. They are not DRY. You’ll find God’s presence in this book. It will teach you how to be a great follower of the real LEADER of the church, the Holy Spirit.
ONE MORE THING: These lessons are for every Christian. We don’t need titles and positions to be spiritual leaders. Just desire to “lead many to righteousness” by being a great follower of the Holy Spirit. God will use YOU to bring “massive glory” to His name.
When and how did I decide to become a writer?
I started writing serial stories when I was in grade school and students would sometimes stay inside during recess to hear my next episode. But when I was twenty-three I said to God, “I love you so much I wish I could put myself in that copy machine and make thousands of me to serve you all over the world.” God spoke instantly and firmly, “DO IT!” Every tract, booklet, audio CD, DVD, and book is a “copy of me.” I’ve been writing these things for forty-seven years. Many such “copies of me” (hundreds of thousands) have gone out all over the world.
Which Author has most influenced my own writing?
The Apostle Paul.
What is my own interesting writing quirk?
I think in pictures. I love to think of ways to illustrate a truth with a drawing and I have a great artist to work with. I want people to REMEMBER what I write and our brains remember pictures way better than mere words. God has used me to “say it in pictures” so that people not only hear their answers—but SEE them.
DESCRIBE MY BOOK IN FIVE WORDS
YOU CAN BE A SPIRITUAL LEADER! (six words)
YOU CAN LEAD MANY TO RIGHTEOUSNESS! (Six words)
YOU CAN TRAIN SPIRITUAL LEADERS! (Five words)
Who is my biggest inspiration?
My greatest spiritual inspirations have always been hearing directly from God. Of all of those experiences, perhaps the most important one of all was when the Holy Spirit showed me the heart motive of Jesus and then compared my motives to His until my heart was taken over by the motivations of the heart of Jesus. This burning motivation to bring glory to God has been the usher of God, leading me into all the other truths and experiences. A favorite Bible verse from which I received this revelation is John 17:1-5.
What are my hobbies?
I love every aspect of the ministry and I’ve preached in all 50 states and several foreign countries. So “work” never feels like work to me. Sending boxes of books to prisons is especially fun!
We live in Oregon and enjoy walking on the beach or costal trails. We enjoy picking blueberries, blackberries, cherries, strawberries, peaches, pears, apples, etc. I love family times with m wife, daughters, and grandchildren. Board games with grandchildren—that’s lots of fun. We also like to fish.
What kind of book do I prefer?
I like audio books and traditional books. I don’t like to read books from a phone or computer screen. I love to “mark up” books so that I can find what I want to use in sermons, or what I want to remember to apply.
My advice to those writing spiritual books—Hear from God. Ask what He wants to say. Ask how He wants it said. Dependency is the key word in being a great achiever—depending upon God is the first step in the cycle of success.
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