Book Review

New Titles in Christian Leadership

Framework Leadership: Position Yourself for Transformational Change, Kent Ingle In Framework Leadership, Kent Ingle creates a framework of suggestions that provide clarity, direction, and purpose to transform your vision into reality. He will teach you how to develop an awareness of your driving passion, the discipline to see divine opportunities, and the courage to act. You’ve

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Reclaiming Glory: Revitalizing Dying Churches

This guest post by Dr. Kelton Hinton, Associational Missionary of the Johnston Baptist Association of North Carolina, is a review of a book on church revitalization. The principles shared here are worthy of passing on.  -Gary Westra, TAP Inc. Reclaiming Glory: Revitalizing Dying Churches (2016) By Kelton F. Hinton This is a brief overview of

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Book Review: Smarter Faster Better

Charles Duhigg’s latest offering, Smarter Faster Better, is engaging, illuminating and informative. This carefully researched volume identifies eight distinctions between high performance people and organizations and the rest of the world. Those distinctions revolve around how the top achievers view the world and frame the choices before them. Each chapter uses a true story as

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Alban fire sale…

Thought I’d pass this along to my friends and supporters who frequent this blog. The Alban Institute has a fire sale going on – over 60 titles for $6 – .01. Check it out. ENDING SOON! | Alban Fall Sale – 60 titles for just $5.99!.

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Book Review: “Turnaround and Beyond”

Note: I developed this book review from one of the Kindle hacks that I demonstrated in another post on this weblog. Ron Crandall’s Turnaround and Beyond: A Hopeful Future for the Small Membership Church (Abingdon Press, 2008, Kindle Edition) belongs in the library of every interim pastor, small church pastor and pastor who wants to

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4 Kindle hacks make Kindle books more useful

Can you use Kindle hacks to integrate your Kindle books with your Bible software? Wouldn’t it be great if Kindle hacks allowed access to Kindle content from your Bible software? You’ve got hundreds, perhaps thousands of books, journals and magazines in your Bible software, but your software’s publisher has overlooked volumes you use regularly. It

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A tool interim pastors use to restore sight to blind churches

What are you going to do to plug the hole that’s quickly sinking this church? You’re the Interim Pastor and you’ve got the dreadful feeling that this client church retained you to bail water and not repair the leak. Isn’t that what Interim Pastors do, pick up the bucket the departing pastor dropped? The assessment

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