During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey. Bill Hybels started Willow Creek Community Church in It is probably the most influential church in the United States and also one of the.

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You can either read this book start to finish as I did I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious. It strikes me that Willowcreek grew so big in part because they were well-led and well-organized to handle growth.

He presents his “axioms” in 76 tersely-written, amply-illustrated chapters that average 2 pages in length. yybels

You will read all you can. Though readable, it’s often boring.

Sep 21, Kathryn rated it it was ok Recommends it for: True, he mentions these things, but the reader will have to decide which gets the priority. Enjoyed each proverbs and the revelation that came.

Most of it felt like common sense, but I really wasn’t the intended audience of this book, so I guess my vote needn’t count. Return to Book Page. One of the things that smacked me between the eyes was this quote here because this was so me.

Dec 22, Bryan Reeder rated it it was amazing. His church has grown to be one of the largest churches in the country. This is a book worth many times its retail price; the many many gems gleamed from years of experience and the related tears and pain are now available through an extremely engaging presentation. Not only does Bill have a passion for the local church but also a passion for business and mentorship.


My favorite, Tunnel of Chaos! If I were responsible for staff management at a axim, it would be a must-read during any new staffer’s probationary period as well as a year’s worth of ice-breakers in our staff meetings.

Book Review: Axiom By Bill Hybels

Wise leaders understand that the single greatest determinant of whether followers will ever own a vision deeply is the extent to which those followers believe the leader will own it. I tried to read it a year or two ago and it could not hold my attention.

I thought it would be just “ok”. Each chapter captures an idea and gives some perspective on why Bill lives by it.

Can it be launched well? Six hybe,s is enough time to gather the right team and push the ball down the field a ways. If you’re in any business with the understanding that what you do glorifies God then you can glean from this book.

This reminds me of Seth Godin’s “Dip. Brief, high-level snippets of wisdom I like mottos and word pictures to communicate concepts and experiences. Lists with This Book. Preview — Axiom by Bill Hybels.

Book Review: Axiom By Bill Hybels – MicroCapClub

I suspect that this is the kind of book you probably revisit every so often to pull out a good nugget of truth for whatever leadership stage you find yourself in. His other books include Hybeps to God: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the God-given convictions that have dictated his leadership strategy for more than three decades as Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church. The ONE book on leadership that every pastor or Christian in leadership should read and re-read.


Jan 10, Stephen Tan rated it it was amazing.

You will do whatever you have to do to increase your leadership input, because you know as well as I do that it aaxiom make you better. Since the book doesn’t have an ongoing theme, it is easy to put down and pick up again at a different time. If you can’t answer “Yes” axxiom all three things, then don’t do it. Aug 31, Molly rated it it was amazing Shelves: You may find the need to pause and ponder and pray and this book really allowed me to take it at my own pace, to absorb the rich lessons that Bill Hybels wanted to share out of his numerous years in ministry and in following God.

Honestly, I was a little skeptical about the layout and format of the book prior to going through it. Axiom is one on leadership. Some highlights of newer info for me: Here are some of my favorite quotes from the book: I also like this genre because it allows one to read in bites.

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