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Leadership General

Made to Stick Why Some Ideas Survive & Others Die

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5 THINGS ANYONE CAN DO TO LEAD EFFECTIV

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Many people are hesitant to commit to leadership in the local church. This hesitancy is often the result of feeling unprepared or inadequate. Experienced leader Phil Stevenson reminds us that, with the right training, anyone can be an effective leader. This simple, easy-to-use resource will equip you to-- -Become a person of influence. -Serve others. -Communicate your vision clearly. -Cultivate meaningful relationships. -Model spiritual excellence.
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August 9, 2007

Being Leaders the Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership

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What makes a leader a Christian leader? Too many churches and parachurch groups operate under secular leadership principles and strategies without considering what Scripture teaches. In this accessible and comprehensive book, leadership expert Aubrey Malphurs articulates a working definition of Christian leadership based on the Bible and his own extensive research.
Malphurs begins by defining a uniquely Christian leader from the inside out, from godly character and commitment to pure motives and a servant attitude. He examines the leaders of the first-century church and then discusses qualities such as credibility, capability, and influence that are essential for successful leadership. Each chapter contains helpful questions for reflection and discussion. The appendix includes numerous audits to help readers evaluate themselves on various leadership components.
Being Leaders is the first book of a two-part series on leadership. The companion book will address the how-to of building leaders.

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September 1, 2003

BEYOND THE ORDINARY

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Over the Past few decades mainline Protestant congregations have not easily embraced the notion of spirituality. As much as any aspect of church life, spirituality has been misunderstood, misused, and resisted by both clergy and laity. Yet times are changing. Today many people feel a deep spiritual hunger and are out looking for fulfillment in a wide variety of settings. In this new context, mainline congregations need to awaken to the presence of the Spirit in their midst and equip leaders to nurture both the personal and corporate spirituality of their congregations. Beyond the Ordinary is explicitly written to help church leaders who have had no formal training in spiritual formation. Drawing from years of experience teaching Christian spirituality, Ben Campbell Johnson and Andrew Dreitcer explore the spiritual dimensions of leadership, looking in depth at the meaning of spirituality as it relates to the tasks of ministry. This friendly, inspiring book will enable readers to erase the negative stereotypes of spirituality and develop vital models and practices for the church today. The book introduces a faithful understanding and practice of the spiritual life to those who have not yet dipped into the well that is Christian spirituality. For those who have already tasted this water and still thirst, it offers a way to dip even more deeply. Chapters discuss the issues surrounding a meaningful spirituality for our changing times, the importance of holding prayer and mission in tension, and the crucial role of Scripture in the formation of our lives. The authors also underscore the importance of vision, myth, and discernment in the spiritual life of the church. And they discuss the power of spiritual practices like discernment and visioning for enhancing the spirituality of congregations and helping them become agents of social transformation. Intended for personal and group use by pastors, elders, other church leaders, and those preparing for service in the church, the book includes questions for reflection and discussion as well as journaling exercises to encourage learning and growth.
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March 14, 2001

Boundaries for Leaders Results Relationships & Being Ridiculously in Charge

Boundaries for Leaders Results Relationships & Being Ridiculously in Charge
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In Boundaries for Leaders, clinical psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud leverages his expertise of human behavior, neuroscience, and business leadership to explain how the best leaders set boundaries within their organizations--with their teams and with themselves--to improve performance and increase employee and customer satisfaction.

In a voice that is motivating and inspiring, Dr. Cloud offers practical advice on how to manage teams, coach direct reports, and instill an organization with strong values and culture.

Boundaries for Leaders: Take Charge of Your Business, Your Team, and Your Life is essential reading for executives and aspiring leaders who want to create successful companies with satisfied employees and customers, while becoming more resilient leaders themselves.

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April 16, 2013

Building Leaders

Building Leaders
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TTraining the next generation of leaders is crucial to spreading the gospel, yet most churches have no formal way of doing this. Why? Tight budgets, small staffs, and a lack of know how are just a few reasons suggested by church consultants Aubrey Malphurs and William Mancini in this groundbreaking book. Building Leaders provides reallife examples of ways churches can unleash their true ministry potential by training staff members and laypeople to lead. With step by step instructions that can be applied to any church or parachurch ministry, Building Leaders shows readers how to: empower, not just train, leaders overcome obstacles to developing leaders identify emerging leaders use biblical models for training leaders form a leadership training program to fit any size or budget Packed with surveys, discussion questions, and a leadership development guide, Building Leaders will encourage leaders to "duplicate themselves" in order to see their ministry grow. It is a perfect resource for ministry students, church leaders, and pastors.
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March 15, 2004

CHRISTIANITY INCORPORATED OP!

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These days "getting religion" is generally considered a rather quaint thing of the past. "Getting spirituality," on the other hand, is the hottest thing on the market. In fact, corporate-sponsored spiritual salve is becoming the most popular prescription for the overworked and soul-weary employee. But for many Christians, this antidote has become its own epidemic. How is this epidemic infecting the church? How should the church respond as a community of believers?According to authors Michael Budde and Robert Brimlow, the church must resist becoming the "chaplain to capitalism." In their new book, Christianity Incorporated: How Big Business Is Buying the Church, they remind us that Christ-centered discipleship is fundamentally at odds with consumer capitalist priorities. The church must have a mission and a voice in society that is distinct from, rather than in chorus with, watered-down corporate spirituality. Finally, they turn to the Sermon on the Mount as a reminder of Jesus' attitude toward wealth and spiritual wholeness.Christianity Incorporated is a wake-up call for all Christians. Courageous, current, and accessible, this book will attract the attention of business people, pastors, and lay members of the church.Anyone concerned with pursuing Christian discipleship in a consumer culture will find guidance and insight here.
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February 1, 2002

CONGRUENT LIFE

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From Dagwood to Dilbert, the past fifty years haven't seen muchevolution in our attitudes toward work. Too many of us stillbelieve that our work selves and our real selves, our professionaland personal lives, are separate entities. This book is about howthat concept is slowly, but surely, changing. It is about why it ischanging. And, most important, it is about why it must change. C.Michael Thompson takes a compelling look at the connection betweenour inner lives and our work lives and shows how the development ofthe individual spirit can trigger not just personal fulfillment, but much-needed organizational change.

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January 28, 2000

Deepening Your Spiritual Influence: Making a Difference in Life and Leadership

Deepening Your Spiritual Influence: Making a Difference in Life and Leadership
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July 6, 2012

Developing a Vision for Ministry 3rd Edition

Developing a Vision for Ministry 3rd Edition
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Strong leaders have vision that is both far-reaching and focused on the details. Having that vision is what separates the church with a hodge-podge of ineffective programs and activities from churches that reach people effectively, efficiently, and consistently with the Good News. Now in its third edition, this groundbreaking book continues to offer church planters, pastors, and ministry leaders concrete help with crafting vision statements, encouraging buy-in from the influencers in the church, turning up the energy level, and ultimately growing the church.
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October 20, 2015

DISCOVERING THE LEADERSHIP STYLES OF JES

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January 1, 1900

FISH OUT OF WATER

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Barna unveils the results of years of research and hundreds of interviews, and emerges with a new definition of what leadership is--and isn't.
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September 6, 2002