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    Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership

    Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton
    Foreword by Leighton Ford

    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.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Emboldened

    A Vision for Empowering Women in Ministry

    by Tara Beth Leach
    Foreword by Scot McKnight

    Women are central to the mission of God. Pastor Tara Beth Leach issues a stirring call for a new generation of women in ministry: to teach, to preach, to shepherd, and to lead. Providing practical advice and encouragement, Leach shows how God not only permits women to minister—he emboldens, empowers, and unleashes them to lead out of the fullness of who they are.

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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.

    Introductory Introductory
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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.

    Introductory Introductory
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    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.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

    Introductory Introductory
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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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