New Book Links Discipleship to Developing Leaders

Leaders catalyze movements.
Movements change cities.
Changed cities transform culture.

This syllogism is at the core of our work with GoodCities. I first heard it when Mac Pier of the New York City Leadership Center spoke at a meeting of leaders on Manhattan in September 2010 just prior to the first Movement Day. The syllogism collapses without leaders. Consequently, books that help us understand how people are transformed into leaders will catch my attention.

Transformational Discipleship by Eric Geiger, Michael Kelley, and Philip Nation is such a book. Recently published by B&H Publishing and Lifeway Research, this book looks at the discipleship process in a holistic way and offers new insights into how we can be intentional about the transformational direction of our lives. Today I am posting portions of an interview with the authors of this book that will offer enough information about Transformational Discipleship that you will be able to decide whether it is a tool you’d like to have in your library as well.

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