It’s no secret that both business and spiritual leaders can easily stumble and fall from a place of success. In studying the lives of Joash, Uzziah, and Hezekiah from the Old Testament, we see their progression from faithfulness to failure. As a result, we can take away three warnings and employ three safeguards for our lives and practices. This Listening Guide accompanies the study group, Surviving Success.
Jim Wise is a senior partner and senior financial advisor for the private wealth division of Ronald Blue Trust. He is a frequent conference speaker for churches and faith-based organizations, and he also teaches a weekly Bible study in the Lake County Jail. Jim has written three books: a Bible study workbook, Five Steps to Financial Freedom; Spiritual Gifts, Plain and Simple; and Inheritolatry: The Final Obstacle to Completing the Great Commission. He has also earned the Certified Kingdom Advisor® designation. Jim and his wife, Lori, live in Orlando, Florida and have six adult children and six grandchildren.