camera iconBILL HYBELS : The Worth of Leadership Books for Christian Leaders
Bill Hybels is one of the most well-known and accomplished Christian leaders in the country. In this short clip, he challenges leaders to invest in their own growth by reading, and shares about his own habit of reading, in order to become a better, more effective leader.
Rajeev Peshawaria knows precisely what makes the difference between those who are simply bosses and those who are superior leaders, and between those who continue to rise to the top levels and those who get stuck along the way
The Measure of Our Success
In this honest and encouraging book, Lovejoy calls pastors back to the 'main thing,' the call to love people and make disciples, and to measure their success the way God does.
The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
Sample outlines an iconoclastic style of leadership that flies in the face of current leadership thought, but a style that unquestionably works, nevertheless.
Leaders At All Levels
The true dilemma in leadership is the stagnant state of corporate leadership development. Because companies fail to hone their unit managers' leadership abilities, they are never able to fill their succession pipelines
The 10 Best Decisions a Leader Can Make
Farrel reveals ten time-tested truths that show what every leader must know, the questions they must be prepared to answer, and the real-world issues they will likely face.
Wayne Cordeiro speaks the truth in love, offering wisdom and insight to prepare leaders as they face the difficulties and hardships of planting and leading churches, while providing encouragement and inspiration for the journey.
Stewardship is an essential part of discipleship. This revolutionary yet biblically based guide will chase the money discussion out of the darkness and bring it the attention it deserves.
Boundaries For Leaders
How boundaries within Leaders\' organizations--with their teams and with themselves- improve performance and increase employee and customer satisfaction.
The Externally Focused Church
Learn from churches that have made serving their communities a priority--with dramatic results. Your church can be a firm pillar in your community because of the unwavering truth and love of its members.
Decisive is the Heath brothers’ most powerful—and important—book yet, offering fresh strategies and practical tools enabling us to make better choices. Because the right decision, at the right moment, can make all the difference.
Leading With A Limp
Go ahead and take full advantage of your flaws. The most effective leaders don’t rise to power in spite of their weakness; they lead with power because of their weakness.
This step-by-step guide shows church leaders how to create a culture that attracts, keeps, and grows volunteers
Leadership Secrets of the Salvation Army
Former commissioner of the Salvation Army in the U.S. Robert Watson outlines 5 principles that not only guide that organization, but also can apply to companies, ministries and organizations anywhere.
The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace
This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout.
9 Things Successful People Do Differently
Take your cues from the short, powerful 9 Things Successful People Do Differently, where the strategies and goals of the world’s most successful people are on display
Leadership and the Art of Struggle
By mastering the art of struggle, you’ll be better equipped to meet life’s challenges and focus on what matters most.
Dedication and Leadership
Hyde describes the Communist mechanics of instilling dedication, the first prerequisite for leadership. Here is the complete rationale of party technique: how to stimulate the willingness to sacrifice; the advisability of making big demands to insure a big response; the inspirational indoctrination; and the subtle conversion methods.
The In-Between Church
Mann details the adjustments in attitude-as well as practice-that are necessary to support successful size change.
Vertical Church points to a new day where God is the seeker, and we are the ones found. In Vertical Church God shows up, and that changes everything.
Love the Life You Live
We all want healthy relationships. But first we need to become whole and healthy ourselves, since a relationship can only be as healthy as the least healthy person in it.
Be A People Person
Be a People Person is certain to help you bring out the best in others-and that's what effective leadership is all about.
Deep & Wide
If your team is more concerned with who you are reaching than who you are keeping, Deep and Wide will be more than a book you read; it will be a resource you come back to over and over!
The Mistakes Leaders Make
Leadership expert Dave Kraft uncovers the top 10 critical mistakes leaders make and shows you how to avoid them so you can have ministry and relationships that last.
9 Minutes on Monday
Nine Minutes on Monday is your road map to igniting purpose, passion, and engagement among your team members. Master and apply the tools and techniques inside, and your employees will be motivated, inspired, and equipped to bring their best to work each and every day.
Leading So People Will Follow
Using Erika Andersen’s proven framework, new leaders and veterans alike have increased their capacity for leading in a way that creates loyalty, commitment and results.
Coaching 101 will help you discover the power of coaching in your life both as a coach and as someone being coached. Your life will be enriched if you will open yourself up to receiving the wise counsel available from God through others who desire to enhance the potential of your life.
Your Life In Rhythm
Miller exposes the myth of living a “balanced” life, and offers “rhythmic living” as a new paradigm for relieving guilt and stress, while accomplishing more of what matters most in life. Rhythmic living details six practical strategies for living a more fulfilling life.
The Willpower Instinct
Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters
A growing number of leaders are beginning to discover that there are key factors that make some churches thrive with abundant resources while others struggle with shrinking budgets
Developing the Leaders Around You
If you want to see your dream come to fruition, you must learn how to develop the leaders around you.
How to Start a Church
The Myth of the 200 Barrier
The dividing line in American Church attendance is 150 people on an average Sunday. Churches below this seem to have a harder time growing. Above this, churches seem to have an easier time growing.
Leading From the Second Chair
Because of the scarcity of resources for second chair leaders, particularly those in the church, this book will offer a practical way to improve the performance of any organization.
The business environment may change, but no management trend can displace the core laws, proven over centuries, of excellent leadership. Unusually Excellent is an essential resource for leaders that brings these fundamentals together in a new and comprehensive way.
You Lost Me
You Lost Me shows why younger Christians aged 16-29 are leaving the church and rethinking their faith.
This user-friendly guide will show you how to reach the unchurched in your community and break through the debilitating growth barriers that are holding your church back.
The Power Of Habit
Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.
From Values To Action
Respected former CEO, professor, and speaker Jansen Kraemer Jr. examines what it takes to become a values-based leader.
In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides.
Engaging, informative and immediately applicable, here is help for setting newcomers on the path toward true life transformation and spiritual maturity.
Cracking Your Church's Culture Code
This work describes five easily identifiable categories of church culture (inspiring-accepting-stagnant-discouraging-toxic), with diagnostic descriptions in the book and a separate online assessment tool.
Encouraging and empowering lay leaders provides the room to expand vision and effect ministry.
The Effective Executive
Drucker identifies five practices essential to business effectiveness that can, and must, be learned.
What They Didn't Teach You In Seminary
Finally- What you really need to know about surviving and thriving in a life of ministry.
The Truth About Leadership
Drawing from cases spanning three generations of leaders from around the world, this is a book leaders can use to do their real and necessary work.
If you ever feel alone, in over your head, or simply in need of replenishment, this book will offer welcome relief and a healthy way forward.
Start With Why
Start With Why offers an unconventional perspective that explains WHY some people and organizations are more innovative, more profitable, command greater loyalties from customers and employees alike and, most importantly, are able to repeat their success over and over.
Learn how to win the support your idea needs to deliver valuable results.
In this insightful and deeply empathetic book, Dr. Cloud demonstrates that, when executed well, 'necessary endings' allow us to proactively correct the bad and the broken in our lives in order to make room for the professional and personal growth we seek.
Kelly lays out the system he uses with his clients, his team, and himself to find deep, long-term satisfaction both personally and professionally.
Great By Choice
This book is classic Collins: contrarian, data-driven, and uplifting. He and Hansen show convincingly that, even in a chaotic and uncertain world, greatness happens by choice, not by chance.
The Power of Full Engagement
Managing energy, not time, is the key to enduring high performance as well as to health, happiness, and life balance.
Biblical Church Growth
Biblical Church Growth explores the unchanging biblical principles for church growth and applies them to today's culture.
The 5 Levels of Leadership
True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
he 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, has been a top-seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity.
The E Myth Revisited
Small business consultant and author Michael E. Gerber, with sharp insight gained from years of experience, points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business.
With this new book, internationally respected consultant Peter Steinke goes deeper into the requirements of effective congregational leadership.
Steinke takes readers into a deeper exploration of the congregation as an emotional system.
Leading On Empty
Learn how you can continue a fruitful ministry after burnout. Better yet, take advantage of Wayne's helpful advice early on and avoid burnout altogether.
Groundbreaking research into the perceptions of sixteen- to twenty-nine-year-olds reveals that Christians have taken several giant steps backward in one of their most important assignments
The Mentor Leader
In The Mentor Leader, Tony reveals what propelled him to the top of his profession and shows how you can apply the same approach to virtually any area of your life.
A Failure Of Nerve Part II
Part II- Friedman's insights about our regressed, 'seatbelt society,' oriented toward safety rather than adventure, help explain the sabotage that leaders constantly face today.
A Failure Of Nerve
Part I- Friedman's insights about our regressed, 'seatbelt society,' oriented toward safety rather than adventure, help explain the sabotage that leaders constantly face today.
A Sense Of Urgency
Kotter reveals the insidious nature of complacency in all its forms and guises.
What it takes to get a leadership board, ministry team, and an entire congregation headed in the same direction, sticking together, unified and healthy for the long haul.
The Making of a Leader
Gain perspective on how leaders develop over a lifetime by studying the six distinct stages of leadership.
7 Lessons For Leading In Crisis
Seven Lesson for Leading in Crisis gives leaders a solid strategy for staying the course.
Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars
Lencioni addresses the costly and maddening issue of silos, the barriers that create organizational politics.
Winning On Purpose
Winning on Purpose offers leaders a way to organize congregations for success by creating structures that enable church life and health.
Why Men Hate Going To Church
Why Men Hate Going To Church does not call men back to church--t calls the church back to men.
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job
A bestselling author and business guru tells how to improve your job satisfaction and performance.
Talent is Overrated
What we achieve isn’t about natural gifts. Research - and dramatic real-life examples - show that great performance is more available than you ever thought.
The Five Temptations of a CEO
This book serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few simple behaviors, behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.
Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does-and how that affects every aspect of life.
An exciting method of congregational reinvigoration that is shared in this new book.
Eighty percent of the approximately 400,000 churches in the United States are either declining or at a plateau. Is there hope for the American church? Breakout Churches offers a resounding “yes!”
Leading Out of Who You Are
The undefended leader is the one other people follow, not because they have to, but because they choose to.
The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive
A crucial role of leadership is building a healthy organization--an often overlooked but essential element of business life that is the linchpin of sustained success.
Good to Great
How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness?
Overcoming Barriers to Growth
Michael Fletcher skillfully defines the differences from one stage of a congregation's life to the next and gives clear, insightful steps on implementing key leadership strategies.
How to Run a Successful Meeting in Half the Time
Plan your meetings to get the results you want.
A leader's emotions are contagious and must resonate enthusiasm if an organization is to thrive.
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
World-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell says if you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people.
The Tipping Point
The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.
The Next Generation Leader
This is the perfect guide for any new leader-or for the mentor of a future leader!
Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems-the rational mind and the emotional mind-that compete for control.
10 Stupid Things That Keep Churches from Growing
Church leaders will be encouraged to realize that they are not the only ones who struggle, and that turning their situation around may not be as daunting a task as they think.
What Got You Here Won't Get You There
America’s most sought-after executive coach shows how to climb the last few rungs of the ladder.
Developing the Leader Within You
Dr. John C. Maxwell shares his heart for developing exceptional leaders.
Larry Osborne makes the case that closing the back door of your church is even more important than opening the front door wider. He offers a time-tested strategy for doing so.
7 Practices of Effective Ministry
7 Practices of Effective Ministry is an insightful guide for any leader who yearns for a simpler, more effective approach to ministry.
Made To Stick
The Heath brothers reveal the anatomy of ideas that 'stick' and explain sure-fire methods for making ideas stickier.
An introspective journey for those in the trenches of today's modern organizations, Deep Change is a survival manual for finding our own internal leadership power.
Simple Church guides Christians back to the simple gospel-sharing methods of Jesus.
Communicating For A Change
In Communicating for a Change, Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages.
Transparency: How Leaders Develop a Culture of Candor
Explore what it means to be a transparent leader, create a transparent organization, and live in an ever more transparent world culture.
Visioneering is the engineering of a vision. It’s the process one follows to develop and maintain vision.
Talent Is Never Enough
Maxwell, the go-to guru for business professionals across the globe, insists that the choices people make-not merely the skills they inherit-propel them onto greatness.
Margin is the space between our load and our limits and is related to our reserves and resilience.
On Becoming A Leader
Warren Bennis has for years persuasively argued that leaders are not born-they are made.
The Emotionally Healthy Church
In The Emotionally Healthy Church you’ll discover exactly what it takes for the truth to set you free.
The Top 10 Mistakes Leaders Make
Revealing the most common errors that leaders consistently make regardless of training or age and ways to stop these bad habits.
A person with integrity has the ability to pull everything together, to make it all happen no matter how challenging the circumstances.