Nine years into being a pastor, I got a phone call from a woman who was not a member of the church I was serving. She wanted to arrange to come and “do her fifth step” with me.
In this book, you'll learn about narcissism and how it affects pastors and churches. You’ll likely learn some things about yourself as well.
If you are looking for a book around which to gather local clergy to have good conversation on transitions, The Second Mountain is an approachable and compelling read.
Regional Pastors Bookshelf - The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
This relatively recent book is officially about 225 pages but it reads like something half that long. I found it compelling and believe it may have real value for the ways in which Regional Pastors interact with other pastors.