Give Up the Purple


It would seem that every culture on earth has a propensity towards controlling and authoritarian leadership – at its very core, the human condition has a desire for control and self-determination. In this book, Julyan Lidstone uses his decades of experience in western and central Asia and, most importantly, the authoritative teaching of the Bible, to shed light on issues of authoritarian leadership in honor-shame cultures.

About the Author

JULYAN LIDSTONE has led a colourful life of faithful missionary service to Jesus Christ and people groups from across Asia. After becoming a Christian as a student in Manchester he spent four years doing evangelism in India with Operation Mobilisation (OM). Julyan also spent fifteen years church planting in Turkey, has experience of pastoral ministry in the UK, including evangelism amongst asylum seekers from Muslim backgrounds, and has been involved in international leadership in OM for nearly twenty years. He has an MTh in Biblical Interpretation from the University of Aberdeen, UK, and also helped found Operation Mercy following the Gulf War in 1991 and the wave of Kurdish refugees entering Turkey at the time.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783686810

Category: Equipping Leaders, Global Perspectives

Region: Asia

Publishing Date: 2019-08-31

Number of pages: 106

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