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    An Unhurried Leader

    The Lasting Fruit of Daily Influence

    by Alan Fadling

    What does it look like to let Jesus set the pace for your leadership? Through biblical illustrations, personal examples, and on-the-ground leadership wisdom, Alan Fadling guides you into a new view of kingdom leadership. You might just find that the whole of your life is transformed into a more livable and more fruitful pace.

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    Steward Leadership in the Nonprofit Organization

    by Kent R. Wilson

    Kent Wilson presents a comprehensive model for steward leadership, where leaders act as stewards or trustees rather than owners, managing resources on behalf of others for the good of others. Designed by a nonprofit leader for nonprofit leaders, this fresh approach to leadership gives you a new focus to lead your organization with excellence.

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    Institutional Intelligence

    How to Build an Effective Organization

    by Gordon T. Smith

    We tend to view institutions cynically, but they are essential to human flourishing and thriving communities. Focusing on the non-profit sector, Gordon Smith unpacks the core of institutional intelligence, showing team leaders, directors, executives, board members, and employees how to work effectively within the institutional character of their organizations.

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    Becoming a Pastor Theologian

    New Possibilities for Church Leadership

    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.

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    What God Thinks When We Fail

    Finding Grace and True Success

    by Steven C. Roy

    What does God think of us when we fail? Steve Roy has had to face his own failures. But his failures also drove him deep into what God thinks about us and success. He found that a biblically grounded view of success and failure challenges our preconceived notions but leads to hopeful renewal that goes beyond what we often ask or think.

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    Fail

    Finding Hope and Grace in the Midst of Ministry Failure

    by J.R. Briggs
    Foreword by Eugene H. Peterson

    What do we do when we've failed? J.R. Briggs, founder of the Epic Fail Pastors Conference, explores the landscape of failure, how it devastates us and how it transforms us. Without offering pat answers or quick fixes, he challenges our expectations of success and gives us permission to grieve our losses and receive the grace of healing and restoration.

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    People-Pleasing Pastors

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Approval-Motivated Leadership

    by Charles Stone
    Foreword by Ed Stetzer

    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.

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    Canoeing the Mountains

    Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory

    by Tod Bolsinger

    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 new practical leadership resource, offering illuminating insights and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective church leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.

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    Deep Mentoring

    Guiding Others on Their Leadership Journey

    by Randy D. Reese and Robert Loane
    Foreword by Eugene H. Peterson

    Randy Reese and Robert Loane argue that the best leaders are a product of deep mentorship. Thus tomorrow's good leader needs a good mentor today. This book taps into the twin resources of leadership and spiritual formation to help you become the lifelong guide and friend our future leaders need.

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    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.

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