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The Making of a Leader

Recognizing the Lessons and Stages of Leadership Development

Robert Clinton


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After examining the lives of hundreds of historical, biblical, and contemporary leaders, Dr. J. Robert Clinton gained perspective on how leaders develop over a lifetime. By studying the six distinct stages he identifies, you will learn to:
  • Recognize and respond to God's providential shaping in your life
  • Determine where you are in the leadership development process
  • Identify others with leadership characteristics
  • Direct the development of future leaders
This revised and updated edition includes several new appendixes and expanded endnotes, as well as an application section at the end of each chapter.

NavPress Publishing Group, 9781612910758, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2012

About the Author

DR. J. ROBERT (BOBBY) CLINTON is senior professor of leadership at the School of Intercultural Studies of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He coordinated the leadership concentration in the School of Intercultural Studies for thirty years before retiring. Clinton modeled and taught the concepts of lifelong development and the focused life as well as the importance of mentoring in developing leaders.