I recommend both these books to pastors, and particularly to Regional Pastors. They can provide a lens and language that could generate vital conversations in one-to-one or group conversations with pastors.
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.
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.
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.
In this book, Andrew Root summons pastors back to their foundational calling and skill; that of being a minister.
Rev. Dave Vroege shares a review of Diary of a Pastor’s Soul: The Holy Moments in a Life of Ministry
Car transmissions and life transitions have changed, or have they?
This book may have the reader saying, “Duh!” at times, but it does provide practical application to our work in helping pastors survive, as well as thrive.