About the Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series xi Foreword, Mark Batterson xiii Preface xv Acknowledgments xvii Introduction: Humble Beginnings and Big Lessons 1 1 ONLY THE LONELY 11 2 I?M NOT AFRAID 23 3 THE MONSTER YOU ARE AVOIDING 35 4 YOU?RE NOT DOING IT RIGHT 47 5 GROWING PAINS 59 6 MAKE UP YOUR MIND ALREADY! 71 7 GO BIG OR GO HOME 85 8 LEADING MEN 97 9 OVERCOMING THE COMMUNICATION BARRIER 115 10 PUT THE BOXING GLOVES DOWN 131 11 ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS 143 Notes 159 Resources 163 About the Authors 165 Index 167
Sherry Surratt is CEO of MOPS International (Mothers of Preschoolers), an organization that equips and encourages moms and leaders. Prior to this she was a director of innovation at Leadership Network, where she led church teams in implementing fresh ideas in ministry and served as a pastor on staff at Seacoast Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Jenni Catron is executive director of Cross Point, a megachurch in Nashville, Tennessee, and founder of Cultivate Her, an organization dedicated to connecting, engaging, and inspiring young women leaders.