CHURCH EXECUTIVE Leadership Library
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Thursday, May 19th, 2016
A curated collection of great books for pastors
All the Places to Go…
By John Ortberg
In All the Places to Go… , John Ortberg reveals the countless doors God gives us, teaches us to recognize them, and encourages us to step out and lead with faith — embracing the extraordinary opportunities that await.
Be aware. “Go ahead — walk through that door”. [tyndale.com]
The Changeover Zone: Successful Pastoral Transitions
By Jim Ozier and Jim Griffith
The Changeover Zone addresses a critical and perennial need in the church: the process of handing the baton of pastoral leadership from one person to the next.
Authors Jim Ozier and Jim Griffith offer practical, clear instructions and guidance for both clergy and congregations. [abingdonpress.com]
Conviction to Lead
By Albert Mohler
Hailed as the reigning evangelical mind by Time, in Conviction to Lead, Albert Mohler reveals his leadership secrets and shows how to become a leader people want to follow.
Fear of the Other:
No Fear in Love
By William H. Willimon
There is a distinctively Christian way to engage the so-called “outsider”
“This gutsy, biblically rich, theologically searing book … gigs everybody’s sacred cow. Not only is the one whom Christ loves Other, but God is Other. The ground beneath us shakes the walls that divide us.” — Tex Sample
Lead… for God’s Sake!
By Todd G. Congwer
An unusual leadership book! Lead… for God’s Sake! is a parable for discovering who you are as a leader, how you measure success, and why you lead.
The lives of a basketball coach, a CEO and a janitor intersect, revealing truths about leadership, relationships and success. An insightful read. [tyndale.com]
By Peter Greer and Chris Horst
In Mission Drift, two nonprofit leaders show organizations how to stay true to their Christian mission, and offer tools for getting back on track if drifting. [bakerpublishinggroup.com]
The Most Excellent
Way to Lead
By Perry Noble
The BEST leaders strive for excellence, inspire their teams, and provide strong leadership. But, there’s a way of excellence that motivates teams to exceed their goals.
Discover Biblical teaching that reveals the heart of great leadership in The Most Excellent Way to Lead by Perry Noble. Get your copy today! [tyndale.com]
The Necessary Nine:
Things Effective Pastors
By Bob Farr and Kay Kotan
The Necessary Nine contains nine simple axioms for effective pastoral and lay leadership for the church.
It will help the reader with the simple leadership strategies that — if practiced over and over and over — will change the effectiveness of their leadership, impacting the church and the world. [abingdonpress.com]
By David Stark
In Reaching Millennials, successful church consultant David Stark shares proven, practical methods for churches to attract and engage young people. Based on principles that built the early church, Stark’s strategies help leaders utilize their church’s strengths and show how churches can reach out to their communities in ways that align with the positive interests of Millennials. [bakerpublishinggroup.com]