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The Leadership Paradox A Challenge to Servant Leadership in a Power-Hungry World (Discipleship Essentials) (Discipleship Essentials) by Denny Gunderson

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Published by YWAM Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian Ministry - Pastoral Resources,
  • Religion & Spirituality / Christianity,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Christianity - Pastoral Ministry

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8747900M
ISBN 101576583791
ISBN 109781576583791

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