The Missional Leader: Equipping Your Church to Reach a Changing World

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 7, 2011 - Religion - 240 pages
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In The Missional Leader, consultants Alan Roxburgh and Fred Romanuk give church and denominational leaders, pastors, and clergy a clear model for leading the change necessary to create and foster a missional church focused outward to spread the message of the Gospel into the surrounding community. The Missional Leader emphasizes principles rather than institutional forms, shows readers how to move away from “church as usual,” and demonstrates what capacities, environments, and mindsets are required to lead a missional church.
 

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User Review  - First Umc Fountain - Christianbook.com

I am half way through this book and I am totally excited to learn better ways to engage the people in my church and my community. These times are challenging for the church and I believe that The Missional Leader lays out a well conceived strategy to lead better in these changing times. Read full review

User Review  - David R. Bess - Christianbook.com

Having read many books on leadership, and having read a few on the missional church, I was very pleased to find this volume with a missional approach to leadership. The author asserts that this ... Read full review

Contents

Six Critical Issues for Missional Leadership
3
Cultivating the Imagination of the Missional Leader
15
Change and Transition Navigating the Challenges
37
The Big Picture Understanding the Context of the Missional Congregation
61
The Missional Change Model
79
The Missional Leader
109
Missional Readiness Factors and the Nature of Leadership
111
The Character of a Missional Leader
125
Forming a Missional Environment and Culture
165
Engaging Context with a Christian Imagination
171
Conclusion Putting Together a Team for Leadership Development
183
Notes
207
Acknowledgments
211
About the Authors
213
Index
215
Copyright

Cultivating the People of God for a Missional Future
143

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About the author (2011)

Alan J. Roxburgh is a pastor, teacher, writer, and consultant with more than thirty years' experience in church leadership, consulting, and seminary education. He works with the Allelon Missional Leadership Network in the formation of leaders for the missional church.

Fred Romanuk is an organizational psychologist who has led strategic planning initiatives for many large organizations in Canada and the United States. He has also worked with senior executives in assessing and developing the capabilities of people in leadership roles.

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