10 Books Every Ministry Leader Should Read

Books provide some of the best insight for ministry leaders. The following list is a collection of some of our newest and most encouraging releases. Check out our Church & Ministry Resources Sale on Tyndale.com for more!

 

befriendBefriend: Create Belonging in an Age of Judgment, Isolation, and Fear by Scott Sauls

Join Scott on this journey through twenty-one meditations to inspire actively pursuing God’s love through expanding your circle of friends.

 

 

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Guardrails: Six Principles for a Multiplying Church by Alan Briggs

Guardrails offers structure to your good impulse to follow the great commission to go and make disciples right where you are by providing six principles that allow for sustainable growth in a church’s mission, for the health of God’s people and the sake of the world.

 

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Go: Returning Discipleship to the Front Lines of Faith by Preston Sprinkle

Preston Sprinkle provides a holistic, biblical response for discipleship, providing accessible tools for all those who are engaged in making Christ-followers in the 21st century.

 

 

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Choose and Choose Again by J. Kevin Butcher

Kevin Butcher begins with his own story of emptiness and despair, and his journey to healing, but the ultimate power of his message is that this healing journey is for anyone who is willing to own his or her emptiness and hold one’s heart out to God, who is desperately longing to love each person all the way home.

 

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We Died Before We Came Here by Emily Foreman

In this memoir, Emily, left with four kids and an undying calling to reach the Muslim world, recounts their heartrending yet uplifting story of sacrifice and love for a people held captive by the ultimate Enemy. Her husband Stephen did not die in vain. This promise echoes through the book’s pages and far beyond, in the minds and lives of countless individuals touched by a man who daily put his life in the hands of God.

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Kingdom Marriage: Connecting God’s Purpose with Your Pleasure by Tony Evans

Through practical insights and powerful stories, Dr. Tony Evans inspires and instructs so couples will discover the hope, challenge, and guidance God’s Word provides for their journey together.

 

bad-habitsThe Bad Habits of Jesus: Showing Us the Way to Live Right in a World Gone Wrong by Leonard Sweet

The Bad Habits of Jesus will help you see the untamed Jesus, who isn’t sanitized for our culture. That Jesus just might transform how you live out your life.

 

openOpen: Get Ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime by David Gregory

Emma steps through the pantry door, only to find herself instantly transported back to the first century, where she is taken on a personal tour of various Gospel accounts by none other than Jesus himself—an experience that radically challenges Emma’s perception of the Gospels and what it really means to be a Christian.

 

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Take Your Life Back: How to Stop Letting the Past and Other People Control You by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop

Your past and current circumstances don’t have to define you, and they don’t have to determine the direction of your life. Take Your Life Back is the key to moving from reactive attitudes and behaviors to healthy, God-honoring responses that will help you live the life you were meant to live.

 

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The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace to Honor Your Aging Parents by Jane Daly

Caring for elderly parents is challenging. It’s a season of life that requires grace and strength that can only come from God. In The Caregiving Season, Jane Daly shares personal caregiving stories, offering practical advice to help you honor your aging parents well and deepen your personal relationship with Christ along the journey.

 

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