are a number of great resources to help supplement your own personal
development and the discipleship of other spiritual leaders. Please
contact us with your favorite sites, sources and resources.
Leadership Web Sites
- Injoy Ministries - John Maxwell is internationally known for his clear and concise view
of how leaders work. His prolific production of books on
leadership topics is a foundation for every leadership library.
- The Purpose Driven Church -
books on the Purpose Driver Church dramatically changed how many local
churches saw themselves and how they expressed a clear and intentional
plan for discipleship. "The Purpose Driven Life" has
become a world-wide best seller and literally millions of people sit
down in small groups to discuss how their lives can have a greater
meaning in relationship with God, family, friends and the church.
Willow Creek Community Church -
Leadership Network -
Since 1984, Leadership Network has fostered church innovation and growth
through strategies, programs, tools and resources that are consistent
with our far-reaching mission: to identify, connect and help
high-capacity Christian leaders multiply their impact.
Manage - This site is a rich storehouse of annotated listings of leadership
methods, models and theories.
Small Group Network
Qualities Undeveloped in People
based Christian resources
- Faith &
Leadership, the online magazine of the Leadership
Education program at Duke Divinity School, intends to
strengthen the practice of Christian leadership at all
for Congregations offers consultation, resources and
educational events to strengthen congregations and their
Hartford Institute for Religion Research conducts research
related to key policy issues and emerging trends. Clergy
will particularly benefit from the
Clergy Leadership page. Judicatory staff may wish to
Judicatory Research page. Denominational staff will want
to explore the
Denominational Research page.
Resources for American Christianity helps leaders
and participants in Christian communities, scholars and the
general public better understand the impact, trends and
trajectories of Christianity in the U.S. by archiving
informative and reflective material from select projects. Of
particular interest for clergy is the
Church Leadership page. Religious educators and school
administrators will find the
Higher Education and
Theological Education pages helpful. Regional and
national leaders, as well as leaders of faith-based,
parachurch and religious nonprofit organizations, will want
to explore the
- Association of
Theological Schools is a membership organization of
more than 260 graduate schools that offer post-baccalaureate
professional and academic degree programs in the practice of
ministry and in the preparation of future scholars for
teaching and conducting research in the fields of theology.
ATS sets accrediting standards, monitors member compliance
and gathers key data related to students, teaching,
administration and programs of study in member schools.
Educational institution leaders can find informative papers
and presentations archived on the
Leadership Education page.
for the Study of Theological Education conducts a
cycle of surveys that examines the state of theological
education in North America over time, focusing at times on
students, graduates, faculty, administrators, trustees and
seminary finances, along with periodic additional topics.
Results of the studies are presented in issues of the
occasional bulletin Auburn Studies and as special background
reports available on the centerís site. Explore the centerís
educates and assists boards and other governors of
theological schools in North America by offering the best
information, insight, research and consultation on practices
and good governance to more than 170 member institutions of
religious education. Explore In Trustís
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