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Malphurs (pastoral ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary; Developing a Vision for Ministry in the 21st Century) is a teacher and author of numerous books on pastoral leadership and church management. His latest focuses on the church's mission of making disciples of Christ. Intended as a practical volume for pastors and other full-time church staff, this work lays out a biblical framework for disciple making, which the author contends is the key mission of the church-one around which everything else must revolve-and then a practical process for integrating the church around this key task. The theme that mission drives programming, staffing, and budgeting is familiar to anyone in the nonprofit world, and Malphurs here skillfully weaves it into a faith-based setting. The majority of his book applies to any size church, while the last two chapters on staffing and budgeting are valuable primarily to larger churches. Highly recommended for academic libraries and where local demand for church management books is strong.