Shebna and Eliakim Isaianic Leadership Oracle

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Wann Fanwar
Gerard Bernard
Soontorn Thanteeraphan


This article examines the various types of ecclesiastical and biblical models of leadership and explores the roles and impact of these various models upon the leadership practices of the Church today. The article traces the different models of leadership common among various biblical communities through time and focuses on the critiques of leadership especially as depicted in the book of Isaiah. The article aims at creating awareness of both the variety of leadership patterns and the potential risk of failure even among God’s chosen servants.


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