Andy Crouch, author of Strong and Weak, says that true flourishing travels down an unexpected path―being both strong and weak.
We see this unlikely mixture in the best leaders―people who use their authority for the benefit of others, while also showing extraordinary willingness to face and embrace suffering. We see it in Jesus, who wielded tremendous power yet also exposed himself to hunger, ridicule, torture and death.
Rather than being opposites, strength and weakness are actually meant to be combined in every human life and community. Only when they come together do we find the flourishing for which we were made.
Andy will take us through the Authority and Vulnerability Paradox and talk through its implications for us as entrepreneurs and leaders.