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Alexander Strauch has served in the leadership and teaching ministry of Littleton Bible Chapel (near Denver, Colorado) for nearly 50 years. As a gifted Bible teacher and a church elder with extensive practical experience, Mr. Strauch has taught in more than 25 countries and has helped thousands of mostra'n més churches worldwide through his expository writing ministry. He is the author of Biblical Eldership, Men and Women: Equal Yet Different. The Hospitality Commands, Agape Leadership. Meetings that Work, Leading with Love, Love or Die and If You Bite Devour One Another. These books have been translated into over 30 languages. In recent years, he has also made an impact on churches around the world through the ministry of mostra'n menys
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Obres de Alexander Strauch

Leading With Love (2006) 585 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Hospitality Commands (1988) 523 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
If You Bite & Devour One Another (2011) 506 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Love or Die: Christ's Wake-up Call to the Church (2008) 470 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Acts 20: Fierce Wolves are Coming; Guard the Flock (2021) 201 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The New Testament Deacon (Study Guide) (1992) 197 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Les anciens qu'en dit la Bible ? (2004) 178 exemplars
Leading with Love Study Guide (2006) 55 exemplars
Liderazgo Biblico de Ancianos (2001) 16 exemplars
Vodstvo u ljubavi 3 exemplars
Zusammen wirksam leiten (2004) 2 exemplars
平等里有差别 1 exemplars
Equal Yet Different 1 exemplars
Iguales, pero diferentes (2002) 1 exemplars
Biblical Leadership 1 exemplars


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With only 69 pages of actual "book", this is a quick read, which I always find helpful with broad topics such as love.

In Part 1, Strauch walks through Christ's letter to the Church in Ephesus and discusses what it looks like to lose our first Love (Christ) and why it's dangerous.

He then moves on to Part 2, where he tells how to cultivate love. He says to Study, Pray for, Teach, Model, Guard, and Practice love.

I wrongly assumed that in the chapter on practicing love, he would offer up more concrete examples of what loving others might look like, but he doesn't. This book is very basic and belief-oriented, which isn't bad, just not what I was expecting. Having said that, for fellow practical-minded individuals, I would highly recommend his book [b:The Hospitality Commands: Building Loving Christian Community: Building Bridges to Friends and Neighbors|696434|The Hospitality Commands Building Loving Christian Community Building Bridges to Friends and Neighbors|Alexander Strauch||682753]. If you're going to read both, I would suggest reading Love or Die first to get into the right mindset, and then move on to The Hospitality Commands to flesh out the concepts.

There was a quote that I really liked from John Stott included on page 66: "A true love for people leads to labour for them; otherwise it degenerates into mere sentimentality."
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RachelRachelRachel | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Nov 21, 2023 |
Conflict in churches is a pervasive problem we know all too well. If You Bite and Devour One Another is the only book of its kind, examining all the biblical passages on conflict and outlining key scriptural principles for handling various kinds of conflicts among Christians - whether personal disputes, issues of Christian liberty in lifestyles, congregational matters, or disagreements about important doctrines. The book emphasizes spirit-controlled attitudes and behaviors through solid bible exposition and true-to-life stories of Christians handling real-life conflicts in a Christ-honoring way.… (més)
OLibrary | Mar 18, 2022 |
This book provides leaders and teachers a clear understanding of what the Bible teaches about love. This understanding is essential to you as an individual leader and to the church as a whole. It will –Significantly improve your relational skills –Enhance your effectiveness in ministry –Diminish senseless conflict and division –Build a healthier church –Promote evangelism If you lead or teach people in any capacity in the body of Christ, this book will help you become a more loving leader or teacher.… (més)
OLibrary | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Mar 18, 2022 |
Excellent, Biblical description of the office of pastor/elder/overseer. If you want to understand the original Biblical meaning of these terms, hear a full presentation on the qualifications and responsibilities of church overseers, this is the book for you, The book also addresses false implementations of bishops and other offices of rank inside the church where appropriate.
BrannonSG | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Jan 28, 2019 |


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