What are the core values of your ministry? Can you express them in a credo or mission statement? Do you understand the difference between values and beliefs? Learn about new research in the field of leadership and discover techniques for practical implementation of these key concepts. Features end-of-chapter questions for reflection; sample credos; and inventories. 184 pages, softcover from Baker.
What are the core values of your ministry?
Values-Driven Leadership is a pioneering work designed to help church and parachurch leaders understand the cutting-edge concept of organizational core values. Every ministry organization has a set of core values that guides what the ministry seeks to accomplish. Understanding and implementing these core values is key to a high-performing ministry.
In this revised edition, Aubrey Malphurs offers important insights on new research in the field of leadership and delineates techniques for implementing those insights in practical ways. After exploring the concepts in Values-Driven Leadership, you'll be able to take concrete steps to write your ministry's values in a credo or values statement and focus in on your mission. This edition includes
- Helpful discussion questions
- Core values audits
- A readiness-for-change inventory to help you and your ministry identify areas in need of attention
- The latest research on values
- New insights into the differences between values and beliefs.
This is a useful book for individuals, boards, committees, and leadership teams.
Aubrey Malphurs is professor of pastoral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than fifteen books as well as president of The Malphurs Group (www.malphursgroup.com), a training and consulting firm.