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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…

A New Kind of Church: Understanding Models of Ministry for the 21st Century

A New Kind of Church: Understanding Models of Ministry for the 21st Century

by Aubrey Malphurs

There is no shortage of books these days on new ways of "doing church." New church models have been both warmly embraced and roundly criticized. What are church leaders and others concerned about the state of the church to make of all this? Does the Bible prescribe a standard model for doing church? Or is there freedom within certain guidelines?In A … 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…

Values-Driven Leadership: Discovering and Developing Your Core Values for Ministry

Values-Driven Leadership: Discovering and Developing Your Core Values for Ministry

by Aubrey Malphurs

What are the core values of your ministry?Values-Driven Leadership is a pioneering work designed to help church and parachurch leaders understand the cutting-edge concept of organizational core values. Every ministry organization has a set of core values that guides what the ministry seeks to accomplish. Understanding and implementing these core values is ke… 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…

Maximizing Your Effectiveness: How to Discover and Develop Your Divine Design

Maximizing Your Effectiveness: How to Discover and Develop Your Divine Design

by Aubrey Malphurs and Carl George

Every Christian wants to know, "What is God's purpose for my life?" Whether volunteering part time or involved in full-time vocational ministry, Christians frequently struggle to find satisfaction in their areas of service. This book helps readers match who they are--their unique spiritual gifts, passions, temperament, talents, and leadership sty… Read more…

Building Leaders: Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church

Building Leaders: Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church

by Aubrey Malphurs and Will Mancini

Training the next generation of leaders is crucial to spreading the gospel, yet most churches have no formal way of doing this. Why? Tight budgets, small staffs, and a lack of know-how are just a few reasons suggested by church consultants Aubrey Malphurs and William Mancini in this groundbreaking book. Building Leaders provides real-life examples of ways… Read more…

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…

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…


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