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Each of us has gifts to offer to the world around us, but we have not always identified or deployed them effectively. Incorporating new research on the impact that our gifts can make, Don Everts explores the many kinds of gifts God gives, whether spiritual, civic, artistic, or entrepreneurial. Discover how our gifts can pave a way for reconnecting with our communities.
Do you ever feel that you are leading in uncharted territory? Pastor and consultant Tod Bolsinger draws on decades of expertise guiding churches and organizations in this expanded practical leadership resource, offering illuminating insights and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective church leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.
Pursuing God’s Will Together: A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups (InterVarsity Press/Formatio) by Ruth Haley Barton was chosen for a 2012 Leadership Book Award in the category of "The Leader’s Outer Life." Leadership Journal editors and contributing editors narrowed the awarded titles down to the ten "books that are too good to miss."
Charles Stone's research on thousands of pastors and ministry leaders demonstrates the dangers of approval-motivated leadership. Bringing together biblical insights and neuroscience findings, Stone shows why we fall into people-pleasing patterns and what we can do to overcome these tendencies for more effective ministry.
Sharing the principles he has learned over a remarkable corporate and ministry career, Richard Stearns offers seventeen crucial values that transform leaders and their organizations. When leaders embody these ideals, they not only improve their witness for Christ, they shape institutions, influence culture, and create healthy workplaces where people can flourish.
Jeff VanVonderen, Dale Ryan and Juanita Ryan offer help in understanding abusive spirituality, addictive spirituality, codependent spirituality, anorexic spirituality and how to build a healthy, balanced spirituality.
The biblical model for church leadership is found not only in pastors but also in teams of elders who oversee, shepherd, teach, equip and guide the community into God's mission. In this practical guide, J.R. Briggs and Bob Hyatt unpack the role, character and posture of a mission-oriented elder.
The rise of science has called into question the existence of the soul, and even many Christian intellectuals view the soul as an outdated and unbiblical concept. J. P. Moreland and Scott B. Rae present a vigorous philosophical and ethical defense of human nature as body and soul, examining Christian dualism as it impinges on critical ethical concerns.
God is altering history, birthing the new creation all around us, and we have been invited to join God in that task. With groundbreaking ideas and practical illustrations from around the globe, missional leaders Michael Frost and Christiana Rice introduce the metaphor of a midwife to depict us as God's birthing attendants, partnering in God's restorative mission.
Do you wonder what God has designed you to do? Deborah Koehn Loyd helps you develop your personal vocational credo, using unique tools and practical guidance to help you discover how to live into your vocation. She walks you through the transformational journey of becoming the world-changer God has intended you to be.