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Everybody wants to be a hero, but few understand the power of being a hero maker.

In Hero Maker you will learn how to bring real change to your church and community by developing the practical skills to help others reach their leadership potential.

Drawing on five powerful practices found in the ministry of Jesus, Hero Maker presents the key steps of apprenticeship that will build up other leaders and provides strategies for how you can activate gifts, help others take ownership, and develop a simple scorecard for measuring your kingdom-building progress. 

Besides rich insights from the Gospels, Hero Maker is packed with real-life ministry stories ranging from paid staff to volunteer leaders and from established churches to new church plants. A practical tool accompanies each of the five practices, with several illustrations for how to use it. 

Whether you lead ten people or ten thousand, Hero Maker will not only help you maximize your leadership, but in doing so you will also help shift today's church culture to a model of reproduction and multiplication. Authors Dave Ferguson (a Chicago pastor and church planter) and Warren Bird (an award-winning writer) make a compelling case that God's power and purpose are best revealed when we train and release others, who in turn do likewise.

Become that rare breed of leader who brings change into our world by sacrificially investing in others who become the heroes. By becoming a hero maker, you will join a movement of influencers that are impacting hundreds, thousands and perhaps millions of people around the world.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird (P)2018 Zondervan

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This book is amazingly life changing!

Loved this!! So much truth & God's heart in the book! Huge blessing to me!

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  • Matt K
  • 26-09-2020

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An very practical, motivating, and life-changing perspective of what it means to follow Jesus and make disciples of others.

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  • Dederick Woodard
  • 30-07-2020

"Herophic"

making leaders that make leaders! A teaching that's a Repeat read! Get ready to go to the next level!

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  • John_J.
  • 20-02-2020

A well read and interesting book on how to grow the Kingdom of God

This book lays out a clear way to grow not just a church, but The Church of God. Many concepts are presented in easy to understand and apply methods. The included odd documents are helpful visuals along the way.
This book was recommended to me by my church’s staff. I recommend this book to those who feel called to plant a church, as this will expand your vision and provide practical ideas to apply to that expanded vision.

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  • cassandra sheets
  • 16-11-2019

helpful

this booked helped a lot on my leadership at work as well as church. thank you.

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  • Cliente de Kindle
  • 20-08-2019

execelente recomendado a todo lider

un libro que todo líder que quiere dejar un legado y una marca en este mundo debería leer

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  • Kathy J Kriemelmeyer
  • 30-06-2019

Excellent book for church multiplication and leader ship development!

This is Dave Ferguson’s best book on multiplying churches and developing leaders. As always, it is written in a very accessible and easy to digest manner. Dave and others have figured out how to change the world with the gospel.

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  • M Stewart
  • 23-05-2019

Every Leader Needs To Hear

A simple but challenging message that inspires and gives practical advice on how to invest in people to expand the kingdom of God.

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  • M. Stefancic
  • 21-05-2019

Will you choose to be a hero make me too?

Great book for all those looking to find their way with what we should be doing as a church! I choose to be a hero maker and not the hero. It is so worth getting and taking heart in what Dave says. Great narration too!

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  • Grant Foster
  • 08-05-2019

a slow draw

the overall message was really great and well-thought-out.as a great idea as how to approach this strategy but I felt like it took a little bit longer then it should have to really close up the book

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  • pswanson1977
  • 21-03-2019

Inspiring!! Ultra implementable. Shareable! greatl

I hope and pray that this doesn't just become a best seller, but more importantly a best implemented book! Game changer for building the Kingdom of God through His Church.

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