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DEVELOPING OTHERS

Leadership Journal
Developing Leaders
The premier practical journal for church leaders devoted an issue to "Developing Leaders," which includes helpful interviews with Marlene Wilson and John Maxwell.
Read the issue online at:
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Growing Your Church Through Training and Motivation
edited by Marshall Shelley
Contains 30 chapters of seasoned wisdom from Leith Anderson, Don Cousins, Jack Hayford, Roberta Hestenes, John Maxwell, and many others. (Bethany House, 1997; ISBN 1556619677)


How to Mobilize Church Volunteers
by Marlene Wilson
An authority in the field of volunteer management offers help with recruiting, training, and motivating people. (ISBN 0806620129)


DISCOVERING YOUR GIFTS

What Color is Your Parachute 2000
by Richard Nelson Bolles
Fortune magazine called this the gold standard of career guides, and for good reason. (Ten Speed Press, 2000; ISBN 1580081231)


Lifekeys: Discovering Who You Are, Why You're Here, What You Do Best
by Jane A. G. Kise, David Stark, & Sandra Krebs Hirsh
Stories, self-tests, and inventories. (Bethany, 1996; ISBN 1556618719)


What You Do Best in the Body of Christ
by Bruce L. Bugbee
Bugbee offers a proven method to help Christians maximize their effectiveness by identifying their spiritual gifts, passions, and relational style. (Zondervan, 1995; ISBN 0310494311)


CHURCH KITS AND WORKBOOKS

Network
by Bruce L. Bugbee, Don Cousins, & Bill Hybels
A proven approach to getting the right people in the right places for the right reasons. The complete kit ($179) includes videos, workbooks, and more (Zondervan; ISBN 0-310-41228-5). For related resources and services, contact Network Ministries International at 800-588-8833 or www.networkministries.com.


Mobilizing Spiritual Gifts Series
by Paul R. Ford
Workbooks for leaders, students, and mentors to help a church mobilize people according to spiritual gifts. Available at www.ChurchSmart.com.


The Volunteer Revolution
by Bill Hybels
Hybels believes that because of church budgets and staff being stretched to the max the church will only continue to thrive if she develops people. Learn how how attracting, connecting, training and commending volunteers will build the church and bring glory to God. (Zondervan, 2004; ISBN 0310252385)


Volunteer Job Descriptins and Action Plans
by Marlene Wilson
Create practical tools that will help your volunteers to succeed and feel fulfilled in their efforts. This resource not only helps to develop effective structures for volunteers, it also gives guidance in directing leaders who are not effectively using volunteers. (Group Publishing, 2004; ISBN 0764427474)


Volunteer Encouragement, Evaluation, and Accountability
by Marlene Wilson
Holding volunteers accountable to high standards can seem difficult, but the reality is that they want this accountability. Learn to make evaluation relaxed and fun for everyone. Also educates you in avoiding volunteer problems and how to handle them when they do arise. (Group Publishing, 2004; ISBN 0764427504)


The Volunteer Revolution
by Bill Hybels
Hybels believes that because of church budgets and staff being stretched to the max the church will only continue to thrive if she develops people. Learn how how attracting, connecting, training and commending volunteers will build the church and bring glory to God. (Zondervan, 2004; ISBN 0310252385)


Volunteer Job Descriptins and Action Plans
by Marlene Wilson
Create practical tools that will help your volunteers to succeed and feel fulfilled in their efforts. This resource not only helps to develop effective structures for volunteers, it also gives guidance in directing leaders who are not effectively using volunteers. (Group Publishing, 2004; ISBN 0764427474)


Volunteer Encouragement, Evaluation, and Accountability
by Marlene Wilson
Holding volunteers accountable to high standards can seem difficult, but the reality is that they want this accountability. Learn to make evaluation relaxed and fun for everyone. Also educates you in avoiding volunteer problems and how to handle them when they do arise. (Group Publishing, 2004; ISBN 0764427504)



Topics:Leadership, Recruiting, Service, Spiritual Gifts, Volunteer care, Volunteer recruitment, Volunteers
Filters:Church staff, Discipleship, Elder, Pastor, Service, Volunteer coordinator
References:Matthew 10, Matthew 20:20-28, 1 Corinthians 12:1-7



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