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  • Planting a Church Without Losing Your Soul

    Planting a Church Without Losing Your Soul

    Nine Questions for the Spiritually Formed Pastor

    by Tim Morey
    Foreword by Scott W. Sunquist

    What does it take to be a church planter or ministry entrepreneur? According to veteran church planter Tim Morey, you need more than just vocational capacities—you need spiritual competencies. Featuring real-life stories from leaders plus practices and discussion questions, this book is a practical guide to spiritual formation geared to the unique needs of church planters and teams.

  • Excellence in Leadership

    Excellence in Leadership

    Reaching Goals with Prayer, Courage and Determination

    by John White

    As Christian leaders, should we solve our problems using the secular strategies of best-selling management books, or is there another way? John White says that Nehemiah provides the model we need for excellence in leadership. With wisdom and biblical insight, he shows how to be action-oriented and prayer-oriented, a firm leader and a servant, a realist and a visionary.

  • The Garden of the Soul

    The Garden of the Soul

    Cultivating Your Spiritual Life

    by Keri Wyatt Kent

    Keri Wyatt Kent explores how the disciplines of gardening parallel the disciplines of spiritual life. As you work with God to create the right conditions in the soil of your soul, growth will follow. And the harvest will be glorious.

  • Churches are struggling to meet the needs of their congregations and to entice people to return to church after pandemic living. But instead of rolling out fancy programs, ministry veteran Carolyn Carney says we can revitalize our churches through the simple yet powerful act of group prayer. Read this article for two practical tips on building prayer in your congregation.

  • Teams That Thrive

    Teams That Thrive

    Five Disciplines of Collaborative Church Leadership

    by Ryan T. Hartwig and Warren Bird
    Foreword by Dave Ferguson

    What do the top church teams do to thrive together? Researchers and practitioners Ryan Hartwig and Warren Bird have discovered churches who have learned to thrive under healthy team leadership. Using actual church examples, this coaching tool presents their discoveries, culminating in five disciplines that will enable your team to thrive.

  • The Leader in You

    The Leader in You

    Discovering Your Unexpected Path to Influence

    by Ebony S. Small

    Have you ever been thrust into a surprising place of leadership? Ebony S. Small is a young leader with a wealth of experience in both churches and organizations. With both practical and biblical wisdom, she invites you to discover your unique leadership gifts and see how every life experience can be used to help you lead from an authentic and healthy place.

  • Becoming a Pastor Theologian

    Becoming a Pastor Theologian

    New Possibilities for Church Leadership

    Center for Pastor Theologians Series

    Edited by Todd Wilson and Gerald L. Hiestand

    The Center for Pastor Theologians (CPT) seeks to overcome the bifurcation that has developed between the roles of pastor and theologian. Based on the first CPT conference in 2015, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians to consider how these roles might be reconnected once again.

  • Consequential Leadership

    Consequential Leadership

    15 Leaders Fighting for Our Cities, Our Poor, Our Youth and Our Culture

    by Mac Pier
    Foreword by Bob Buford
    Afterword by Kevin Palau

    Mac Pier offers a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most dynamic leaders of our day who are making a difference in difficult times including Tim Keller, George Gallup Jr., Frances Hesselbein, Bob Doll, Rich Stearns, Wilson Goode and others. If you see a need and want to contribute your own consequential leadership, this book is for you.

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership

    Entrepreneurial Leadership

    Finding Your Calling, Making a Difference

    by Richard J. Goossen and R. Paul Stevens

    Drawing on exhaustive research, practical experience and decades of teaching marketplace theology, Richard Goossen and R. Paul Stevens present a theologically robust vision of Christian entrepreneurship for leaders who would seek to ground their calling in the mission of the triune God.

  • The Shaping of an Effective Leader

    The Shaping of an Effective Leader

    Eight Formative Principles of Leadership

    by Gayle D. Beebe
    Foreword by Steve Forbes

    Drawing on the influence of Peter Drucker and other mentors as well as his own years of experience as a pastor, administrator and college president, Gayle Beebe has developed a pyramid of leadership principles that define a leader of influence and integrity. Discover what it takes to be effective in your sphere of influence.