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  • 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.

  • Christian Leadership

    Christian Leadership

    LifeGuide Bible Studies

    by John Stott
    With Carolyn Nystrom

    This nine-session LifeGuide® Bible Study by John Stott is based on his book Basic Christian Leadership and covers the first four chapters of 1 Corinthians, in which Paul responds to a complex church situation and to questions the Corinthians have addressed to him. He does so with clarity, wisdom, humility, love and gentleness—qualities that we can learn from as leaders today.

    Number of Studies: 9

  • Churches, Cultures, and Leadership

    Churches, Cultures, and Leadership

    A Practical Theology of Congregations and Ethnicities

    by Mark Lau Branson and Juan F. Martinez

    In a world that is more culturally diverse than ever, pastors and lay leaders need skills and competencies to serve in multicultural contexts. This rich blend of astute analysis and practical guidance offers a praxis of paying attention, study, and discernment that leads to genuine reconciliation and shared life empowered by the gospel.

  • Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership

    Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership

    Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton
    Afterword by Leighton Ford
    Foreword by Gary A. Haugen

    In this expanded edition of her spiritual formation classic, Ruth Haley Barton invites us to an honest exploration of what happens when spiritual leaders lose track of their souls. Weaving together contemporary illustrations with penetrating insight from the life of Moses, Barton explores topics such as facing the loneliness of leadership, leading from your authentic self, reenvisioning the promised land and more.

  • Basic Christian Leadership

    Basic Christian Leadership

    Biblical Models of Church, Gospel and Ministry

    by John Stott

    Leadership today is no easy task. Too often our models of leadership are shaped more by culture than by Christ. John Stott rejects popular models of leadership and holds up instead the servant leadership exemplified by Paul in his ministry to the church in Corinth. Stott reassures us that God is at work even in the midst of human weakness.

  • Don't Blow Up Your Ministry

    Don't Blow Up Your Ministry

    Defuse the Underlying Issues That Take Pastors Down

    by Michael MacKenzie
    Foreword by Marshall Shelley

    There's a ticking time bomb in your ministry. Is it you? With vivid pictures of both self-destructive patterns and reconstructive grace, counselor Michael MacKenzie helps pastors avert moral failures and repair shipwrecked ministries. Addressing issues like shame, burnout, sexual misconduct, and more, this resource will help you become both the pastor and the person God intends you to be.

  • Soul Care in African American Practice

    Soul Care in African American Practice

    by Barbara L. Peacock

    Spiritual director and pastor Barbara Peacock illustrates how the practices of spiritual formation are woven into African American culture and lived out in the rich heritage of its faith community. Using the examples of ten significant men and women, Barbara helps us engage in practices of soul care as we learn from these spiritual leaders.

  • The Flourishing Pastor

    The Flourishing Pastor

    Recovering the Lost Art of Shepherd Leadership

    Made to Flourish Resources

    by Tom Nelson
    Foreword by Chris Brooks

    With the risk of burnout at an all-time high, pastors need a new framework for ministry that will help them move from survival to flourishing. Drawing on the image of the shepherd leader, Tom Nelson offers pastors wisdom and timely vision for leadership that integrates in-depth biblical teaching and whole-life discipleship, providing a roadmap for ministry resilience and longevity.

  • Empowered Church Leadership

    Empowered Church Leadership

    Ministry in the Spirit According to Paul

    by Brian J. Dodd

    Putting church leadership on an apostolic footing, Brian J. Dodd helps you to see the necessity of prayer, followership, partnership, servanthood and willingness to run against the current if you are to lead where God wants you to lead.

  • Soul Bare

    Soul Bare

    Stories of Redemption by Emily P. Freeman, Sarah Bessey, Trillia Newbell and more

    Edited by Cara Sexton

    How are Christians supposed to have hope and experience wholeness amid personal challenges and failures? Featuring contributions from influential young writers like Emily P. Freeman, Sarah Bessey, Holley Gerth and more, these poignant and powerful reflections help you experience beauty in the brokenness of real life laid bare.