Six Thinking Hats

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Six Thinking Hats can help you think better-with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. De Bono, long recognized as the foremost international authority on conceptual thinking writes,”We try to do too much at once. Emotions, information, logic, hope, and creativity all crowd in on us. It is like juggling with too many balls.” … Read More

Spiritual Leadership

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The book that Maxwell says inspired everything for him. It is one of the old guys and a superior read that focuses on the real thing for Christian leaders – leading spiritually. A must read for all leaders.

Letters to Timothy

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A great book written in the twilight years of ministry by a tremendous mentor, pastor, and leader who felt compelled to write short bits of wisdom to those that would follow him. Super read for emerging leaders.

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

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I hate when books simply repackage truths and resell them but, like it or not, this book is a tremendous repackage of all the writings of the people that inspired John Maxwell’s leadership training. A must read for simple, practical, leadership truths.

And The Shofar Blew

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A novel about the growth of a small church into a mega-church with all the challenges and successes along the way. Great character and story development reveal the good and the bad of leadership, followers, and faithful saints. Some love the book. Some hate the book but either way it makes an impact. A required read before leadership.

This We Believe

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As we head off to build, develop, and dream with God about new ministries and making disciples it is good to know what we believe. This We Believe is a multi-authored view of the basic Biblical doctrines of Christianity. It was written as a foundation of faith that strips away all man-made additions.

Mere Christianity

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These radio lectures addressing the central issues of Christianity given during the world war were expanded into book form. Mere Christianity never flinches as it sets out a rational basis for Christianity and builds an edifice of compassionate morality atop this foundation. As Mr. Lewis clearly demonstrates, Christianity is not a religion of flitting angels and blind faith, but of … Read More

Improving Your Serve

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Simply put, this classic will show you how to take your serve and make it even more honorable and durable before God. A must read that has been included in men’s discipleship for years.

Surprised by Joy

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This is an auto-biographical book about the early, formational years of Lewis’ life, which began with a vaguely religious upbringing, led into devout Atheism, and ended in Christ’s drawing Lewis home. C.S. Lewis was one of the 20th Century’s best story-tellers and he makes this story entertaining and thought-provoking. It has two levels, as straight autobiography, or as a kind … Read More

Fresh Power

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Fresh Power explores the third person in the Trinity: the Holy Spirit. It is easy to read but edgy as Cymbala urges Christians to abandon their comfort zones in favor of the unpredictable leadings of the Spirit. He challenges modern worship models that have Christians everywhere convinced that worship must be entertaining and inoffensive.