Christian Leaders as Imitators: Jesus as the Ultimate Example of Leadership

  • Joshua D. HensonEmail author
Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)


Every generation of Christian leaders has been called to follow the model set forth by Jesus Christ: “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1, ESV). Given this, any exploration of Christian leadership must be grounded in understanding the person, work, and leadership of Jesus Christ. This chapter sought to explore the leadership of Jesus Christ through the paradigm of the Gospel of John using the 16 metaphors found in this book. After a concise, examination of purposefully selected passages, 16 principles were identified.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regent UniversityVirginia BeachUSA

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