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About Next Generation Leader

Follow Your Own Lead!

The Next Generation Leader has been challenging young Christians eager to learn, grow, and lead in ministry or in the marketplace since its original release in 2003. Now with an all-new look, this repackaged version continues to advance the mission of the first release. Mentoring young leaders as they face the unique issues of a changing world has been pastor and bestselling author Andy Stanley’s passion for more than a decade. Here he shares material from his leadership training sessions, developed to address essential leadership qualities such as character, clarity, courage, and competency. This is the perfect guide for any new leader—or for the mentor of a future leader!

Straight Talk to Tomorrow’s Leaders

Five characteristics mark the man or woman who will shape the future.
-Courage
-Clarity
-Competence
-Coachability
-Character

Drawing on two decades of experience mentoring a rising generation, seasoned visionary Andy Stanley shows how to:
-Discover and play to your strengths
-Harness your fears
-Leverage uncertainty
-Enlist a leadership coach
-Maintain moral authority

“Capable men and women will eventually catch, pass, and replace the current generation of leaders,” says Stanley. “Embracing these essentials, you will not only excel in your personal leadership, but also ensure a no-regrets experience for those who choose to follow you.”

“ Andy Stanley ’s The Next Generation Leader will equip the messengers to stand a little taller with a vision of hope and promise as they engraft these timeless principles into their daily lives.”
—Dan T. Cathy, president and CEO, Chick-Fil-A Corporation

“It’s obvious that what Andy Stanley has to say in The Next Generation Leader comes straight from the gut of someone who is in the leadership game and is winning at it.”
—Bill Hybels, senior pastor, Willow Creek Community Church

“ Andy Stanley offers a fresh perspective on ageless truths that will be of enormous benefit to today’s leaders and to future generations.”
—Patrick S. Flood, chairman and CEO, HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation

Story Behind the Book

Andy Stanley, the senior pastor of the North Point Ministries campuses with a cumulative congregation of more than twenty thousand, admits he has one single, core passion. He lives to train and mentor young leaders to be the best they can be! He sees the “next gen” need for quality Christian resources on leadership and wrote this book entrenched in leadership himself, desiring to guide the up-and-coming young men and women who will shape our future.

About Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley
 
Communicator, author, and pastor ANDY STANLEY founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, NPM consists of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of 30 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 70,000 people weekly. A survey of U.S. pastors in Outreach Magazine identified Andy Stanley as one of the top ten most influential living pastors in America.
 
Andy holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Georgia State University and a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including VisioneeringAsk It; Deep & Wide; Enemies of the Heart; When Work & Family Collide; and Next Generation Leader.
 
In the digital world, his success reaches well beyond the local Atlanta area. Nearly 1.5 million of Andy’s messages, leadership videos, and podcasts are accessed from North Point’s website monthly.
 
In 2012, Your Move with Andy Stanley premiered on NBC after Saturday Night Live, giving him an even wider audience with which to share his culturally relevant, practical insights for life and leadership. Currently, over five million episodes are consumed each month through television and podcasts, underscoring Stanley’s impact not only as a communicator but also as an influencer of culture.
 
Nothing is as personal as his passion for engaging with live audiences, which he has pursued for over two decades at leadership events around the worchald. In high demand, he speaks to nearly 200,000 people at various annual events before audiences of both church and organizational leaders, including conferences such as Catalyst, Leadercast, Exchange, and the WCA Global Leadership Summit.
 
“I cannot fill their cups,” he often says of the opportunity to impact leaders in business and in ministry, “but I have a responsibility to empty mine.”
 
Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.

Product Details

176 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Jan 3, 2006

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 12

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Straight Talk to Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Click here to download the first chapter of The Next Generation Leader now.

      The Next Generation Leader has been challenging young Christians eager to learn, grow, and lead in ministry or in the marketplace since its original release in 2003. Now with an all-new look, this repackaged version continues to advance the mission of the first release. Mentoring young leaders as they face the unique issues of a changing world has been pastor and bestselling author Andy Stanley’s passion for more than a decade. Here he shares material from his leadership training sessions, developed to address essential leadership qualities such as character, clarity, courage, and competency. This is the perfect guide for any new leader—or for the mentor of a future leader!

Click here to download the first chapter of The Next Generation Leader now.

 

By Marsha Barton

Andy Stanley's purpose in writing "The Next Generation Leader" was to pass on to emerging leaders lessons learned in his own leadership experiences. The book centers on five leadership concepts: competence, courage, clarity, coaching, and character.  Some of the concepts covered are outside of my normal thought-processing (like taking your areas you are strong in, and focusing your time and energy there, instead of trying to...

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By David Erlandson

I think what I appreciated most about this particular book is the fact that in many respects, Andy Stanley was speaking about me and my generation when he wrote it. Just a few simple points about what it means to be a leader, and how the culture of leaders is beginning to change. The challenges that will come, and the environment will probably change, but this next generation of leaders has much hope thanks to those who have gone before us...

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By John Weaver

Andy Stanley, whom I believe to be one of the greatest voices in ministry today, delivers a power-packed and life-changing set of principles in this little book. Even though I've heard Andy speak on many of these principles through his conferences, podcasts, and more, it was like I was hearing each truth for the first time again. This isn't the kind of book you breeze through or skim over in a single setting. It's small enough to do...

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By Duane Walz

I always love reading Andy Stanley, especially when it comes to Leadership. Andy always has insight on what it takes to be a good leader. I would highly recommend this book for any one in Leadership. This book has great insight in what it takes to be a leader and hard truths that if people aren't following, the problem is you. One quote said "When a leader can't find someone to hand things off too, it is time for him to look in the mirror. We...

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By Mike Last

Andy Stanley does it again. The guy is a mastermind and this book does not disappoint. Andy clearly communicated what it takes to be a leader in the next generation. As a children's ministry director of less than three years, I found this book invaluable. I truly appreciated that he communicated in terms that I could understand and it made the book a very easy ready!

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