Building Leaders: Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church [NOOK Book]

Overview

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 churches can unleash their true ministry potential by training staff members and laypeople to lead. With step-by-step ...
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Building Leaders: Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church

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Overview

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 churches can unleash their true ministry potential by training staff members and laypeople to lead. With step-by-step instructions that can be applied to any church or parachurch ministry, Building Leaders shows readers how to:

- empower, not just train, leaders
- overcome obstacles to developing leaders
- identify emerging leaders
- use biblical models for training leaders
- form a leadership training program to fit any size or budget

Packed with surveys, discussion questions, and a leadership development guide, Building Leaders will encourage leaders to "duplicate themselves" in order to see their ministry grow. It is a perfect resource for ministry students, church leaders, and pastors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585582143
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,318,781
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Aubrey Malphurs is professor and chairman of the Pastoral Ministries department at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also the author of over a dozen books, including Being Leaders, as well as president of The Malphurs Group, a church-consulting firm.

Will Mancini (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the founder and president of Auxano (visiontogrow.com), a church consulting ministry whose mission is to navigate church leaders through growth challenges and vision clarity.
Aubrey Malphurs (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Senior Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership and Pastoral Ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary and President of the Malphurs Group. He engages in church consulting, training and speaking, as well as the author of more than twenty ministry resource books.
Will Mancini (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the founder and president of Auxano (visiontogrow.com), a church consulting ministry whose mission is to navigate church leaders through growth challenges and vision clarity.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Part 1 Pouring the Proper Foundation: Preparation for Developing Leaders
1. Leaders, Who Needs Them? The Importance of Developing Leaders 19
2. Some Common Delays: Problems in Developing Leaders 31
3. The Challenge of Empowerment: The Heart Required for Developing Leaders 39
Part 2 Following the Blueprints: Practices for Developing Leaders
4. How Jesus Developed Leaders: What the Savior Teaches Us about Leadership Development, Part 1 63
5. How Jesus Used Metaphors to Develop Leaders: What the Savior Teaches Us about Leadership Development, Part 2 75
6. How Early Churches Developed Leaders: What the Church Teaches Us about Leadership Development 95
Part 3 Moving from Foundation to Finish: The Process for Developing Leaders
7. Who Will Read the Blueprints? The Personnel for Developing Leaders 105
8. Putting the Process in Motion: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 1 127
9. How to Grow Leaders: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 2 145
10. Designing the Leadership-Development Process: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 3 159
11. The Finishing Touches: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 4 183
12. Home Improvement: Guidelines for Improving the Process 189
13. Turning a House into a Home: Creating a Leadership Culture 211
Part 4 Looking at Model Homes: The Product of Developing Leaders
14. The Story of a Small Church: Developing Leaders in Small Churches 239
15. The Story of a Large Church: Developing Leaders in Large Churches 249
Appendix A Leadership Development Audit 257
Appendix B Church Leadership Questionnaire 259
Appendix C Sample Leadership Configuration 261
Appendix D Task Skills Inventory 262
Appendix E Relational Skills Inventory 263
Appendix F Training Venues Comparison Chart 265
Notes 267
Index 271
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