THE ART OF RAISING LEADERS – Building Disciples into Successors
There are many methods of raising leaders. However, discipleship seems to be the preferred one in the Bible. Further, Jesus seems to be the biggest advocate and practioner of discipleship. He raised such leaders that changed the world upside down. He commissioned us, saying, “Go and make disciples of all nations”. There is a huge shortage of leaders in every sphere. If you are searching for answers on how to raise leaders and find successors, then this book has the answers you are looking for.
Stanley Mehta is the overseer of Gateway Ministries International, which is a network that includes over a hundred House Churches. He is an electrical engineer by profession. In 1981, he took up the pastoral role at the Bombay Baptist Church. Stanley is a trainer by gift, and he has conducted several seminars for the past thirty-six years on Leadership, Debt-Free Living, Relational Skills, and Strengthening the Family. He has taught in India and places around the place. He has disciplined and raised many notable leaders for the church and the marketplace. Stanley has authored about a dozen books. His book titled Foundations for Life has been translated into sixteen languages. He has launched a trust called Sahaara Charitable Society for the afflicted and the downtrodden. He has pioneered a nine-month, intensive Bible college course called the Antioch Training Center (ATC). ATC is committed to the holistic growth and development of men and women through discipleship. The ultimate aim is to equip leaders to serve the church and society at large. Stanley and Esme Mehta have been married for forty years, and they reside in Bangalore, India. They have two daughters and a son, all of whom are married.