Written in an easy-to-read, meditative style, Doughty provides lay and clergy leaders example of the elements for living a life of integrity.
Through poignant stories, To Walk in Integrity offers us a model for spiritual leadership in an age of great need. Using illustrations from personal and biblical encounters, Doughty describes the spiritual qualities of those who walk in integrity. The book examines the patterns of daily living and choices through which these individuals provide leadership and encourages us to examine the way integrity relates to our lives.
Doughty identifies nine qualities in the life of persons of integrity: mystery, humility, simplicity, capacities for lamentation and joy, endurance, honesty, and prophetic living. The opening chapter focuses on the deep need for a model of spiritual leadership amid the personal and public crisis they encounter. Chapter 2 introduces the biblical figure of one who walks in integrity. Chapters 3 through 12 reflect on a series of areas related to walking in the way of integrity.
He encourages us to meditate on his words and reflect to explore their implications. Each chapter concludes with two sets of questions - one for personal meditation and one for group reflection.