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Look Before You Lead: How to Discern and Shape Your Church Culture

Look Before You Lead: How to Discern and Shape Your Church Culture

by Aubrey Malphurs

Pastoral ministry is challenging work, especially when a pastor ignores the church's "congregational culture" when seeking to minister to church members or implement changes. Just as a pastor studies to interpret the Scriptures in order to understand and preach the Bible, he or she must interpret the local church culture to better understand an… Read more…

Advanced Strategic Planning: A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders

Advanced Strategic Planning: A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders

by Aubrey Malphurs

First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission. Now in its third edition, this classic resource offers•a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model •useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy •diagrams to help illustrate concepts •a new section on… Read more…

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Developing a Vision for Ministry

Developing a Vision for Ministry

by Aubrey Malphurs

Strong leaders have vision that is both far-reaching and focused on the details. Having that vision is what separates the church with a hodge-podge of ineffective programs and activities from churches that reach people effectively, efficiently, and consistently with the Good News. Now in its third edition, this groundbreaking book continues to offer church p… Read more…

Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership

Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership

by Aubrey Malphurs

What makes a leader a Christian leader? Too many churches and parachurch groups operate under secular leadership principles and strategies without considering what Scripture teaches. In this accessible and comprehensive book, leadership expert Aubrey Malphurs articulates a working definition of Christian leadership based on the Bible and his own extensive re… Read more…

Planting Growing Churches for the 21st Century: A Comprehensive Guide for New Churches and Those Desiring Renewal

Planting Growing Churches for the 21st Century: A Comprehensive Guide for New Churches and Those Desiring Renewal

by Aubrey Malphurs and Joe Aldrich

If the church is to thrive in the twenty-first century, it will have to take on a new form as it ministers to the 120 million unchurched people in the United States. Planting Growing Churches for the 21st Century is still virtually the only available text on church planting in North America and beyond.In this third edition, readers will find material on the … Read more…

Re:Vision: The Key to Transforming Your Church

Re:Vision: The Key to Transforming Your Church

by Aubrey Malphurs and Gordon E. Penfold

Pastors around the country continue to look for the program, the book, or the sermon series that will turn their plateaued or declining churches around. But what if the answer to revitalizing the church was closer to home? According to trusted church leadership expert Aubrey Malphurs and veteran pastor Gordon E. Penfold, it is. They believe that pastors them… Read more…

Money Matters in Church: A Practical Guide for Leaders

Money Matters in Church: A Practical Guide for Leaders

by Aubrey Malphurs and Steve Stroope

Money Matters in Church helps leaders to discover a one-stop, comprehensive model for managing finances and fundraising. It guides leaders of any size church or ministry to create a culture of giving that supports savvy, faithful, and legal financing. The authors present a biblical theology of stewardship that supports ways to develop donors and maximize con… Read more…

Developing Emotionally Mature Leaders: How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Transform Your Ministry

Developing Emotionally Mature Leaders: How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Transform Your Ministry

by Aubrey Malphurs

There are many things that make up a great leader. The ability to motivate, to see the big picture, to delegate. But perhaps just as important, if not more so, is the leader's emotional intelligence (EQ). How we feel impacts how we lead, and how those we lead feel about themselves when they're around us affects how well they follow our leadership. It… Read more…

Leading Leaders: Empowering Church Boards for Ministry Excellence

Leading Leaders: Empowering Church Boards for Ministry Excellence

by Aubrey Malphurs

The key to effective leadership in the vast majority of today's churches lies as much with their governing boards as it does with their pastor. But many churches are lead by those who volunteer to chair committees because there is a need, yet they have no leadership training to speak of. How can well-meaning but sometimes ill-prepared lay people guide th… Read more…

Strategic Disciple Making: A Practical Tool for Successful Ministry

Strategic Disciple Making: A Practical Tool for Successful Ministry

by Aubrey Malphurs

For many people, church is there to meet their needs--with programs designed with them in mind. Strategic Disciple Making teaches these churchgoers to develop a servant's heart. Readers will discover that they control the destiny of their church. If they seek personal contentment, they must grow as disciples, and church expert Aubrey Malphurs explains th… Read more…

The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting: A Guide for Starting Any Kind of Church

The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting: A Guide for Starting Any Kind of Church

by Aubrey Malphurs

Most books on church planting offer a model for churches to replicate--usually one that is tied to a particular style, generation, or demographic. But what churches really need is a process that is flexible, not bound to a particular time or current fad. In The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting, trusted author and church-planting expert Aubrey Malphurs share… Read more…


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