LDR3012/3 Guidelines for Leadership


Anderson, L.  Leadership that works: hope and direction for church and parachurch leaders in today's complex world. Minneapolis, Minn.: Bethany House, 1999.

Autry, J. A. The servant leader: a practical guide to implementing the principals. Roseville, Calif.: Prima, 2001.

Beausay II, William. The Leadership Genius of Jesus, Nashville; Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1997.

Barna, George. Leaders on Leadership. Ventura; Regal Books, 1997.

___________. Turning Vision into Action.  Ventura: Regal Books, 1996.

Bennett, David W.  Metaphors of ministry: Biblical images for leaders and followers (2nd rev. ed.). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Book House, 1993.

Biehl,  Bob. Mentoring.: Confidence in Finding a Mentor and Becoming One. Nashville: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 1996.

Blackaby, Richard and Henry T.  Spiritual Leadership: Moving People to God's Agenda. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2001.

Blanchard, Ken. The Heart of a Leader: Insights on the Art of Influence. Tulsa: Honor Books, 1999.

Blanchard, Ken et al. The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams. New York: William Morrow and Company, 2000.

Blanchard, Ken, and Hybels, Bill, and Hodges, Phil. Leadership by the Book: Tools to Transform Your Workplace. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook Multonamah Publishing Group, 1999.

Bolman, Lee G. and Deal, Terrence E. Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit. New and Rev.  Indianapolis: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.

_____________________________.  Modern Approaches to Understanding and Managing Organizations.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1984.

Briner, Bob, & Pritchard, Ray.  The leadership lessons of Jesus: a timeless model for today's leaders. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1997.

Brown, Daniel. Alan & Larson, Craig Brian.  The other side of pastoral ministry: using process leadership to transform your church. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1996.  

Buzzard, Lynn R., and Laurence Eck. Tell It to the Church: A Biblical Approach to Resolving Conflict Out of Court. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale, 1985.

Cladis, George.  Leading The Team-Based Church: how pastors and church staffs can grow together into a powerful fellowship of leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999. 

Clinton, J Robert. The Making of a Leader.  Colorado Springs: Navpress, 1988. 

Collins, Jim. Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Cordiero, Wayne.  Doing Church As a Team.  Ventura: Regal Books, 2001.

Cosgrove, Charles H., and Dennis D. Hatfield. Church Conflict: The Hidden System Behind the Fights. Nashville: AbingdonPress, 1994.

Covey, Steven R.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  New York: Fireside, 1989.

De Pree, Max.  Leadership Is An Art.  New York: Doubleday, 1989.

Drucker, Peter.  Managing the Non-Profit Organization.  New York: Harper Collins, 1990.

Engstrom, Ted W.  The Making of a Christian Leader.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1978.

Halverstadt, Hugh F. Managing Church Conflict. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox, 1991.

Hayford, Jack W.  The Leading Edge.  Charisma House, 2001.

Finzel, Hans.  Empowered Leaders.  Nashville: Word Publishing, 1998.

__________.  The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make. Colorado Springs: David C. Cook, 2000.

George, Carl F.  How To Lead and Manage the Local Church.  Pasadena: Fuller Evangelistic Assoc., 1988.

Getz, Gene A.  Elders and leaders: God's plan for leading the church. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2003.

Herrington, Jim et al.  Leading Congregational Change.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Hettinga, Jan David.  Follow me: experience the loving leadership of Jesus. Colorado Springs, Colo.: NavPress, 1996.

Hybels, Bill. Courageous Leadership.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 2002.

Katzenbach, Jon R., and Douglas K. Smith. The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High Performance Organization. New York: Harper Business, 1994.

Kotter, John P. Leading Change. Boston: Harvard Business School, 1996.

Kouzes, James M. and Posner, Barry Z.  The Leadership Challenge.  San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Lewis, G. Douglas. Resolving Church Conflicts. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1981.Malphurs, Aubrey.  Values Driven Leadership. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1996.

Longenecker, Harold. Growing leaders by design: how to use biblical principles for leadership development. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Resources,1995.

Malphurs, Aubrey.  Being leaders: the nature of authentic Christian leadership. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2003.

______________. Values-Driven Leadership. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1996.

Maxwell, John C.  Developing the leaders around you. Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson., 1995.

_____________.  Developing The Leader Within You, 2nd Rev. ed. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000.

_____________Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2002.

_____________  Leadership is Influence. El Cahon, CA: Injoy, 1993.

_____________The 17 Essential Qualities Of A Team Player.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2002.

_____________The 17 Indisputable Laws Of Teamwork.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2001.

_____________The 21 Indispensable Qualities Of A Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999.

_____________.   The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1998.

McIntosh, Gary L., and Rima, Samuel D.  Overcoming the Dark Side of Leadership.  Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1997.

McNeal, Reggie. A Work of Heart : Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

____________.  Revolution In Leadership.  Abingdon Press, 1998.

Miller, Calvin. The Empowered Leader: 10 Keys to Servant Leadership. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1995.

Ogne, Steven and Nebel, Tom.  Empowering Leaders Through Coaching.  Carol Stream: ChurchSmart Resources, 1995.

Parker, Glenn. Team Players and Teamwork. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1990.

Rinehart, Stacy T. Upside Down: The Paradox of Servant Leadership. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1998.

Schwarz, Christian A.  Paradigm Shift in the Church.  Carol Stream: ChurchSmart Resources, 1999.

Sanders, J. Oswald. Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer. Chicago: Moody Press, 1994.

Shawchuck, Norman.  How to be a more effective church leader. Downers Grove, IL: Spiritual Growth Resources, 1981.

________________. How to Manage Conflict in the Church: Understanding and  Managing Conflict. Leith, N. Dak.: Spiritual Growth Resources, 1983.

Seifter, Harvey, et al. Leadership Ensemble: Lessons in Collaborative Management from the World's Only Conductorless Orchestra.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2001. 

Snyder, Howard A.  Radical Renewal: The Problem of Wineskins Today.  Houston: Touch Publications, 1996.

Stalker, James. Christ Our Example. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1960.

Stanley, Andy.  The Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials For Those Who Will Shape The Future. Sisters, Ore.: Multnomah, 2003.

Stott, John R. W.  Basic Christian leadership: biblical models of church, gospel, and ministry. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2002.

Sweet, Leonard.  Aqua Church: Essential Leadership Arts for Piloting Your Church in Today's Fluid Culture.  Loveland: Group Publishing, 1999.

Swindoll, Charles R.  Hand Me Another Brick.  Waco: Word Publishing, 1998.

Wagner, C. Peter.  Your Spiritual Gifts Can Help Your Church Grow.  Ventura: Regal Books, 1994.

Warren, Rick. The Purpose-Driven Church.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995.

__________. The Purpose-Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For?  Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 2002.

Zachary, Lois J.  The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2000.