Thousands of church leaders have already discovered the insightful message of The 33 Laws of Stewardship. The phenomenal response it has received is primarily because this acclaimed book explores principles that have genuine power ‹ a transcendent power that can truly make a difference. As one pastor said, "This book is transforming the way our people give and influencing the way they live." With 33 brief, inspiring chapters, The 33 Laws of Stewardship is highly readable. It's a user-friendly resource which guides Christians into an understanding of whole-life stewardship. Available in hardcover and softcover editions.
Some of today's pastors are relatively untroubled but need help in releasing the pressure inherent in ministry to others. Others are close to running on empty, both spiritually and emotionally. All of them would like someone to confide in who can provide realistic help based on firsthand experience. This is precisely what Pastors at Greater Risk is all about! First published in 1993, this edition is completely rewritten, with updated stats, interviews with contemporary pastoral leaders, and a special emphasis on today's hot-button issues, such as job turnover, pornography, spiritual burnout, congregational turnover, and more. The result: A book that is rich in wisdom and understanding and one that provides pastor-to-pastor help at a time when it is needed more than ever!
This course can be completed in the Exhorter training module if you have not completed it previously. This is required course for all levels.
If you've never read John Maxwell's 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, you've been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you'll love this new expanded and updated one. Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell has taken this million-seller and made it even better: Every Law of Leadership has been sharpened and updated Seventeen new leadership stories are included Two new Laws of Leadership are introduced New evaluation tool will reveal your leadership strengths-and weaknesses New application exercises in every chapter will help you grow Why would Dr. Maxwell make changes to his best-selling book? "A book is a conversation between the author and reader," says Maxwell. "It's been ten years since I wrote The 21 Laws of Leadership. I've grown a lot since then. I've taught these laws in dozens of countries around the world. This new edition gives me the opportunity to share what I've learned."
This book reveals the traits that functional families have in common, as well as how you can reverse and overcome those influences that cause dysfunction in your family life. You will learn: * How to communicate sensitive family issues and resolve conflicts without damaging family unity. * How a healthy balance of affection and accountability in your family relationships can bring stability and harmony. * How to establish and maintain the priorities that keep your family safe and on course for success. * How to strengthen your marriage for the sake of your children. * How your home life can be pleasant and secure by exercising proper parental authority. * How a healthy sense of personal responsibility in you and your children affects your family's structure and ability to relate. 130 pages.
Give your best sermon ever— every time—with this time-tested book, newly edited for today’s pastors. It combines recognized public speaking techniques with proven theories of preaching to equip you for the pulpit. Provides logical, step-by-step guidance to preparing and delivering effective sermons. Each chapter thoroughly defines and describes each critical component of a sermon, from the introduction to illustrations and the conclusion. Paper. 257 pages.