Books

Recommended reading for the church and leadership

Batterson, Mark (2011). The circle maker: praying circles around your biggest dream and greatest fears. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing.

Bowling, John C. (2000). Grace-full leadership: understanding the heart of a Christian leader. Kansas City, Missouri: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Bustle, Louie E. (1990). Keys for church growth. Kansas City, Missouri: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Daniels T. Scott. (2011). The first 100 days: A pastor’s guide. Kansas City, Missouri: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Fox, Eddie H. & George E. Morris (2014). Faith-sharing. Seventh Edition. Nashville, Tennessee; Discipleship Resources.

Greathouse, William M. (1998). Wholeness in Christ: Toward a biblical theology of holiness. Kansas City, Missouri; Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Gunter N.G. & Gay Leonard. (2009). Holy leadership in a hectic world. Kansas City, Missouri: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Hughey, Rhonda. (2004). Desperate for his presence: God’s design to transform your life and your city. Kansas City, Missouri: Fusion Ministries.

The Little Church That Could : Raising Small Church Esteem by Hazel A. Roper and Steven E. Burt

Ingersol, S. (2009). Nazarene roots: Pastors, prophets, revivalists, reformers. Kansas City, Mo.: Beacon Hill Press.

Kotter, John P. (2012). Leading change. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press.

Kotter, John T. & Dan S. Cohen (2002). The heart of change: Real-life stories of how people change their organizations. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press.

Maner, R.E. (1982). Making the small church grow. Kansas City, Mo.: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, Missouri.

Maxwell, John C. (1987). Be all you can be! Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books.

Middendorf, J.C.., Pardue, M.M., Arthur, G., Josh Broward. (2017). Edison churches: Experiments in innovation and breakthrough. Kansas City, Mo.: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Parrott, Leslie (1988). Future church: How congregations choose their character & destiny. Kansas City, Missouri.: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Rainer. T.S. (2014). Autopsy of a deceased church: 12 ways to keep yours alive. Nashville, Tn.: B&H Publishing Group.

Rainer, Thom S. & Eric Geiger (2006). Simple church: Returning to god’s process for making disciples. Nashville, Tennessee: B & H Publishing Group.

Redford, M.E. and Gene Van Note (1985). The Rise of the Church of the Nazarene. Kansas City, Mo. Nazarene Publishing House.

Thompson, Richard P. (1991). The tiny church in a big church world. Kansas City, Missouri: Nazarene Publish House.

Toler, S. & Alan Nelson (1999). The five-star church: serving God and his people with excellence. Ventura, California: Regal Books.

Turner. George Allen (1977). Christian holiness in scripture, in history, and in life. Kansas City, Missouri: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City.

Warren, Rick (1995). The purpose driven church. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House.

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