9780801091711

Building Leaders : Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church

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  • ISBN13:

    9780801091711

  • ISBN10:

    0801091713

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-03-01
  • Publisher: Baker Books

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Summary

Two noted church consultants present real-life examples of ways churches can unleash their true ministry potential by training staff members and lay people to lead. With step-by-step instructions, they show readers how to form a leadership training program to fit any size or budget.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7(12)
Part 1 Pouring the Proper Foundation: Preparation for Developing Leaders
1. Leaders, Who Needs Them? The Importance of Developing Leaders
19(12)
2. Some Common Delays: Problems in Developing Leaders
31(8)
3. The Challenge of Empowerment: The Heart Required for Developing Leaders
39(24)
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(12)
5. How Jesus Used Metaphors to Develop Leaders: What the Savior Teaches Us about Leadership Development, Part 2
75(20)
6. How Early Churches Developed Leaders: What the Church Teaches Us about Leadership Development
95(10)
Part 3 Moving from Foundation to Finish: The Process for Developing Leaders
7. Who Will Read the Blueprints? The Personnel for Developing Leaders
105(22)
8. Putting the Process in Motion: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 1
127(18)
9. How to Grow Leaders: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 2
145(14)
10. Designing the Leadership-Development Process: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 3
159(24)
11. The Finishing Touches: The Procedures for Developing Leaders, Phase 4
183(6)
12. Home Improvement: Guidelines for Improving the Process
189(22)
13. Turning a House into a Home: Creating a Leadership Culture
211(28)
Part 4 Looking at Model Homes: The Product of Developing Leaders
14. The Story of a Small Church: Developing Leaders in Small Churches
239(10)
15. The Story of a Large Church: Developing Leaders in Large Churches
249(8)
Appendix A Leadership Development Audit 257(2)
Appendix B Church Leadership Questionnaire 259(2)
Appendix C Sample Leadership Configuration 261(1)
Appendix D Task Skills Inventory 262(1)
Appendix E Relational Skills Inventory 263(2)
Appendix F Training Venues Comparison Chart 265(2)
Notes 267(4)
Index 271

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