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Print and Media Resources

These are a sample of resources that are recommended for each pillar. However, other resources may be appropriate as well. Please check with your supervisor or Ministry Lead if you have a resource you would like to have considered for credit.

BIBLICAL STUDIES

Books:

Prodigal God, Tim Keller

Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster

Prayer, Philip Yancey

Emotionally Healthy Leader, Peter Scazzero

Rising Strong, Brené Brown

Prayer, Tim Keller

Mere Christianity, CS Lewis

Knowing God, J.I. Packer

Divine Conspiracy, Dallas Willard

Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer

Case for Christ, Lee Stroebel

Reason for God, Tim Keller

Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton

The Rise of Christianity, Rodney Stark

Turning Points, Mark Noll

Love and Respect, Emerson Eggerichs

The Meaning of Marriage, Tim Keller

The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman

Sacred Marriage, Gary Thom

Right Now Media:

Renovation of the Heart, Dallas Willard

Desiring God, John Piper

Forgotten God, Francis Chan

Sacred Search, Gary Thomas

His Needs, Her Needs, Willard F. Harley

You and Me Forever, Francis Chan

MINISTRY TRAINING

Books:

*Courageous Leadership, Bill Hybels

*7 Practices of Effective Ministry, Andy Stanley

*Sticky Church, Larry Osborne

*Sticky Teams, Larry Osborne

*Simple Church, Thom S. Rainer

*Deep and Wide, Andy Stanley

*Amplified Leadership, Dan Reiland

*Visioneering, Andy Stanley

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT 

 

Books:

*Good to Great, Jim Collins

Fairness is Overrated, Tim Stevens

*Leading from the Second Chair, Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson

Getting Naked, Patrick Lencioni

5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni

*The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni

*What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith

*Leaders Eat Less, Simon Sinek

Center Church, Tim Keller

Tribes, Seth Godin

*Drive, Daniel H. Pink

*Switch, Chip Heath and Dan Heath

*Multipliers, Liz Wiseman

*Coaching 101, Robert E. Logan

*The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg

*Primal Leadership, Daniel Goleman

Leadership 101, John C. Maxwell

*Integrity, Henry Cloud

*Boundaries, Henry Cloud and John Townsend

*Innovation’s Dirty Little Secret, Larry Osborne

*Leading on Empty, Wayne Cordeiro

Crazy Busy, Kevin DeYoung

Spiritual Leadership, Henry Blackaby

*The Making of a Leader, J. Clinton

*Leading with a Limp, Dan Allender

*Replenish, Lance Witt

*The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make, Hans Finzel

*Necessary Endings, Henry Cloud

Right Now Media:

*Developing the Leaders Around You, John C. Maxwell

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John C. Maxwell

Crazy Busy, Kevin DeYoung

Dangerous Calling, Paul Tripp

Ultimate Leadership, Henry Cloud and John Townsend

 *All of the resources marked with an *are available as a Leadership Book Summary. Please contact your Ministry Lead for a copy.