Where will you find your next team of capable, committed leaders for your congregation?
Churches across the country search for committed people with a heart for ministry, people who are ready to use their gifts in the ministries of the church. Your best potential leaders may already be in your congregation.
This resource, used as a study tool or a desk reference, will help men and women in the church find the tools, direction and inspiration they need to become the best leaders they can be.
Leadership Essentials offers practical skills, worksheets, and practice exercises in areas including:
What Kind of Leader Will You Be?Making DisciplesBuilding and Sustaining TeamsMeetings that WorkDeveloping Vision, Mission, and Values StatementsStrategic PlanningEffective Communication Managing Conflict Leading Change and Encouraging InnovationDeveloping the Next Generation of Leaders Keeping It All in PerspectiveLeadership Essentials offers direction distilled from years of experience in church known for its vibrant lay leadership. With tested and real-life techniques from COR's leadership development team, Carol Cartmill and Yvonne Gentile, this book can be used by individuals as a continual study or by topic or by groups who are working together to build their leadership skills.
Carol Cartmill and Yvonne Gentile have created a series of valuable resources that you can use to implement more effective recruitment, training, inspiration and mentoring of lay leadership in your congregation. Their first resource, Serving from the Heart: Finding Your Gifts and Talents for Service, guides participants to find their spiritual gifts as well as their passion and talent for ministry. In the second resource, Leadership from the Heart: Learning to Lead with Love and Skill, lay leaders continue their learning experience in ten areas of servant leadership.
Carol Cartmill is the Director of Leadership Development for The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection....