Being a good leader does not equal being good at leadership development, yet it is our church leadership—both pastoral and lay—that we look to for wisdom and guidance on how to ensure the next generation is ready to lead.
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An overview of the leadership development 'ministry philosophy' created by the North American Baptist Church that contains much wisdom and food for thought for our own context.
This book presents an alternative model for churches, from its leadership structure to its mobilization of the laity, that hopes to recreate the church Jesus and the apostles cultivated: a church not chasing the wind but rather going into the world and making disciples of Jesus.
The Mission Activators of Classis Quinte-West were asked to develop a list of skills and character traits that would help identify and develop leaders who have the capacity to lead larger groups (15+).
Continuing the legacy of and influence of Francis Schaeffer with new research and findings.
In this book Saccone shows how you can raise up leaders from within your own community and develop them into passionate, faithful servants of God.
"Making it look easy takes a lot of practice" say Matt Smay and Hugh Halter about incarnational life and missional community. "A workbook alone won't get the job done...It also includes learning to take personal responsibility for your own calling."
This book presents a incredibly comprehensive vision for how pastors and ministry leaders can adapt to a post-Christian culture without abandoning orthodox theology.
This site takes a broader look at church leadership. Those involved in church leadership on a variety of fronts will find valuable samples, downloads, training tools, and opportunities to connect with other leaders. Small Group leaders will especially like the tab, "Mentor and Disciple."