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Missional Congregation Information

Blog posts

• HuffPost Religion contributor Steve Knight’s review of “White Flour,” a children’s book by singer-songwriter, Quaker peace activist, and author David LaMotte

“How to Do Big Things” by author and speaker Chris Guillebeau

• Missional Monday: Ramadan Begins, Reflecting on Aurora, Frank Viola Music, Kickstarter Ends (Successfully!), Patheos contributor Steve Knight’s recap of major highlights from the missional conversation

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Webinar episodes

What Goes into Starting a Church? A Conversation with Church Planter Anita Cobb

 Transforming Leadership Information

• Newsletter article: “Clergy CARE Groups support leaders through change,” Pages 2 to 3 of “The Journey”


Missional Renaissance: Changing the Scorecard for the Church by Reggie McNeal

A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders by Reggie McNeal

The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church by Reggie McNeal

Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders by Reggie McNeal

“Leadership Jazz – Revised Edition: The Essential Elements of a Great Leader” by Max D DePree

“Leadership is An Art” by Max D Depree

“From Our Doorsteps – Developing a Ministry Plan That Makes Sense” by Rick Morse

“A Lifelong Call to Learn: Continuing Education for Religious Leaders” by Robert E. Reber and D. Bruce Roberts

“Turning to One Another – Simple Conversation to Restore Hope to the Future” by Margaret J. Wheatley

“Transforming 2012: Pathways to Vital Ministry” by Stephen Pate, Gene Wilkes, George W. Bullard, Jr., Rick Morse, Cynthia Woolever, Deborah Bruce, Gregory L. Hunt, Edward H. Hammett, Richard L. Hamm, The Sustaining Pastoral Excellence Peer Learning Project, Mark Wingfield

• “So Much Better: How Thousands of Pastors Help Each Other Thrive” by Penny Long Marler, D. Bruce Roberts, Janet Maykus, James Bowers, Larry Dill, Brenda K. Harewood, Richard Hester, Sheila Kirton-Robbins, Marianne LaBarre, Lis Van Harten, Kelli Walker-Jones, The Sustaining Pastoral Excellence Peer Learning Project


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