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    Three C's Resource List


    Character  –  The people we need to become

    Book 1♦ Passionate Spirituality  –  We need to grow in the knowledge and love our Lord Jesus Christ.
    The Spirit of the Disciplines by Dallas Willard
    Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard
    The Way of the Heart by Henri Nouwen
    Seeking the Face of God by Gary Thomas
    Strengthening Your Leadership Soul by Ruth Haley Barton

    ♦ Personal/Emotional Integrity  –  We need to grow towards authentic wholeness in our lives.
    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero
    Integrity by Henry Cloud
    Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer
    Leaders that Last by Gary Kinnaman and Alfred Ells
    The Leader’s Journey by Jim Herrington, R. Robert Creech, and Trisha Taylor
    A Work of Heart by Reggie McNeal

    ♦ Right Relational Priorities  –  We need to live out the right relational priorities: God, marriage, family, ministry.
    Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

    Content   –  The content we need to know

    ♦ Ministry Paradigms  –  The basic paradigms we need to know and challenges we need to understand for effective ministry in a post-modern age.
    Shaped By God’s Heart by Milfred Minatrea
    The American Church in Crisis by David Olson
    The Present Future by Reggie McNeal
    Transforming Church by Kevin Ford
    Organic Church by Neal Cole
    Church Next by Eddie Gibbs
    The Monkey and The Fish by Dave Gibbons
    Deliberate Simplicity by Dave Browning

    ♦ Church Health  –  The signs of a healthy church.
    Ten Characteristic of a Healthy Church by Steve Macchia
    The Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren
    God-Size Your Church by John Jackson
    Doing Church as a Team by Jim Putman
    Breakout Churches by Thom Rainer
    Simple Church by Thom Rainer
    No Perfect People Allowed by John Burke
    Winning on Purpose by John Kaiser
    Emotionally Healthy Church by Peter Scazzero

    Competencies  –  The competencies we need to master

    ♦ Preaching/Teaching
    The Supremacy of God in Preaching by John Piper
    360 Degree Preaching by Michael Quicke
    Biblical Preaching by Haddon Robinson
    Christ Centered Preaching by Bryan Chapell
    Between Two Worlds by John Stott

    ♦ Vision/Leadership
    Spiritual Leadership by Oswald Sanders
    Leadershift by Don Cousins
    Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels
    Contrarians Guide to Leadership by Stephen Sample
    The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
    Visioneering by Andy Stanley
    Leading With a Limp by Dan Allender
    Overcoming Your Shadow Mission by John Ortberg

    ♦ Disciple-Making/Evangelism
    The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman
    8 to 15, The World is Smaller than You Think by Tom Mercer
    Becoming a Contagious Church by Mark Mittelberg
    Sticky Church by Larry Osborne

    ♦ Leading Change
    Transitioning by Dan Southerland
    How to Change Your Church Without Killing It by Gene Appel and Alan Nelson
    Leading Change by John Kotter