The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Leadership Lessons from Esther


by Israel Steinmetz In 1967 screen legend Clint Eastwood starred in one of his best-known films, The Good, The Bad & the Ugly. A few years ago, while reading the book of Esther I discovered how apropos this movie title was to the people around Esther who contributed to her emergence as one of the most important leaders in Scripture. The book of Esther is a drama with three players exercising leadership and a fourth player caught in the middle and faced with a choice, “What kind of leader am I going to be?” The leaders surrounding Esther are Mordecai (the [...]