Research by: Blake Plympton


1.) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Author: Stephen R. Covey
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN-13: 978-0743269513

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

2.) The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow
Author: John C. Maxwell
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN-13: 978-0785267966

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader

3.) The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: a Leadership Fable
Author: Patrick Lencioni
Hardcover: 229 pages
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN-13: 978-8126506750

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4.) The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations
Author: James M. Kouzes
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN-13: 978-0470651728

The Leadership Challenge
The Leadership Challenge

5.) Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box
Author: the Arbinger Institute
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN-13: 978-1576759776

Leadership and Self-Deception
Leadership and Self-Deception

6.) Leaders Eat Last: why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
Author: Simon Sinek
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Portfolio
ISBN-13: 978-1591848011

Leaders Eat Last
Leaders Eat Last

7.) Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
Author: Jocko Willink
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN-13: 978-1250067050

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by [Willink, Jocko, Babin, Leif]
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by [Willink, Jocko, Babin, Leif]

8.) Primal Leadership: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
Author: Daniel Goleman
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN-13: 978-1422168035

Primal Leadership
Primal Leadership

9.) StrengthsFinder 2.0
Author: Tom Rath
Hardcover: 175 pages
Publisher: Gallup Press
ISBN-13: 978-1595620156

StrengthsFinder 2.0
StrengthsFinder 2.0

10.) Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow
Author: Tom Rath
Hardcover: 266 pages
Publisher: Gallup Press
ISBN-13: 978-1595620255

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11.) Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Author: Travis Bradberry
Hardcover: 255 pages
Publisher: TalentSmart
ISBN-13: 978-0974320625

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12.) Creative Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Author: Ed Catmull
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Random House
ISBN-13: 978-0812993011

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13.) The Truth About Leadership: The No-fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to Know
Author: James M. Kouzes
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN-13: 978-0470633540

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14.) Grit to Great: How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary
Author: Linda Kaplan Thaler
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN-13: 978-0804139120

Grit to Great
Grit to Great

15.) Stupid on Purpose: The Art of Ignoring Good Advice, Doing Whatever The Heck You Want, and Actually Enjoying Your Life
Author: Mark Messick
Print Length: 57 Pages
Sold By: Amazon Digital Services

Stupid On Purpose: The Art of Ignoring Good Advice, Doing Whatever The Heck You Want, and Actually Enjoying Your Life by [Messick, Mark]
Stupid On Purpose: The Art of Ignoring Good Advice, Doing Whatever The Heck You Want, and Actually Enjoying Your Life by [Messick, Mark]

16.) Start with Why: How great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Author: Simon Sinek
Paperback: 256
Publisher: Portfolio
ISBN-13: 978-1591846444

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17.) Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future
Author: Andy stanley
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN-13: 978-1590525395

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18.) Courageous Leadership
Author: Bill Hybels
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN- 13: 978-0310495956
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19.) the Conviction to Lead: 25 principles for Leadership that Matter
Author: Albert Mohler
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: BEthany House Publishers
ISBN-13: 978-0764211256

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20.) Visioneering
Author: Andy Stanley
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN-13: 978-1590524565

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21.) Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God's Agenda
Author: Henry T. Blackaby
Hardcover: 305 pages
Publisher: B&H Books
ISBN-13: 978-0805418453

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22.) Leaders Who Last
Author: Dave Craft
Paperback: 160 Pages
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN-13: 978-1433513183

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23.) Leadership 101
Author: John C. Maxwell, Sean Runnette
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Honor Books
ISBN-13: 978-1562923693

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24.) The Christian Leader: Rehabilitating Our Addiction to Secular Leadership
Author: Bill Hull
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN-13: 978-0310525332

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25.) Sticky Teams: Keeping Your Leadership Team and Staff on the Sam Page
Author: Larry Osborne
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN-13: 978-0310324645

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Outstanding Articles

1.) Relational Principles for Effective Church Leadership
2.) Preparing Women for Baptist Church Leadership: Mentoring Impact on Beliefs and Practices of Female Ministers
3.) Practical Theology as a Theory of Lived Religion Conceptualizing Church Leadership
4.) Church leadership as adaptive identity: construction in a changing social context
5.) The professional journeys and experiences in leadership of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America women bishops
6.) The Feminization of the Episcopal Priesthood: Changing Models of Church Leadership
7.) Psychological types and self-assessed leadership skills of clergy in the Church of England
8.) God-image of Servant King as powerful but vulnerable and serving: Towards transforming African church leadership at an intersection of African kingship and biblical kingship to servant leadership
9.) Tempered radicals: black women's leadership in the church and community
10.) Practical theology as a theory of lived religion conceptualizing church leadership
11.) Teams that thrive: five disciplines of collaborative church leadership
12.) Leadership succession patterns in the apostolic church as a template for critique of contemporary charismatic leadership succession patterns
14.) Leadership: the Church and civil society
15.) Discord in the mother church: the failure of leadership in the later years of the Church of Christ in Barker Gate, Nottingham
16.) Eldership and the Mission of God: Equipping Teams for Faithful Church Leadership
17.) Leadership for the church: The shepherd model
18.) Leadership as an enabling function: Towards a new paradigm for local church leadership in the 21st century
19.) Women, church, and leadership: new paradigms: essays in honor of Jean Miller Schmidt
20.) As Christ submits to the church: a biblical understanding of leadership and mutual submission
21.) Transforming leadership: new vision for a church in mission
22.) A distinctive leadership for a distinctive network of churches?: Psychological type theory and the apostolic networks
23.) Charismatic leadership in the church: what the apostle Paul has to say to Max Weber
24.) A monumental breakthrough in the missiology of Vatican II and its reception by ongoing leadership in the church
25.) Examining the relationship between leadership behaviors of senior pastors and church growth