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(Top Christian Books on Church Leadership)
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With so many Christian books on Church Leadership, which are the best? These Christian books on Church Leadership made it to our list of top books and we’ve compiled them to make it easy for you to find them. Please note that we did not write the descriptions ourselves (for our thoughts on books, check out our book reviews).
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1) Designed to Lead: The Church and Leadership Development
Designed to Lead: The Church and Leadership Development comes from authors Eric Geiger and Kevin Peck. This dynamic duo makes the case that churches that consistently churn-out leaders are: 1) committed to developing leaders 2) promote a healthy culture for leadership development and 3) offer helpful constructs to build leaders. A powerful and important book filled with intentional guidelines for developing ministry leaders.
2) Gaining By Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches that Send (Exponential Series)
From the Zondervan Exponential Series comes Gaining By Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches that Send People by J.D. Greear – lead pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Greear argues that the true measure of success for a church should be its sending capacity, not seating capacity. A provoking and inspirational read for church leaders and aspiring church leaders.
3) Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence For Every Believer (Commitment To Spiritual Growth)
Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence For Every Believer (Commitment To Spiritual Growth) comes from the late J. Oswald Sanders, who was a Christian leader for nearly seventy years and authored more than forty books on the Christian life. Having sold over a million copies, this book is a solid classic that will prompt you to examine your own leadership and challenge you in how well you are really doing.
4) The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift That Changes Everything
Colin Marshall and Tony Payne present The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift That Changes Everything – a tremendous treatise on disciple-making. This practical and paradigm shifting book does a fantastic job of balancing the importance of pastoral gifts and ministry with the flocks’ responsibility to be at work making disciples as well.
5) The Church as Movement: Starting and Sustaining Missional-Incarnational Communities
An award winning book, The Church as Movement: Starting and Sustaining Missional-Incarnational Communities will help you start missional-incarnational communities in a fashion reflective of the early New Testament church. It is written by JR Woodward – a church planter, activist, missiologist and the national director for church planting with V3, a missional church planting movement. This book is an indispensable addition in developing a missional framework.
6) Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your CityPrice Disclaimer
Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City is Pastor Timothy Keller’s action-orientated work based on two decades of ministry in New York City. Keller clearly outlines a theological vision for ministry that is city and movement centered. He is the founder and senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and the New York Times bestselling author of The Reason for God and The Prodigal God.
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