Church Leadership Resources for Christian Ministry Leaders

Church and ministry leadership resources abound to equip, train, and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders to help them lead more effectively. Below you will find a variety of resources covering a spectrum of responsibilities leaders have and tasks they must implement and oversee.

Click on a tab to view a list of resources about church leadership in general and specifically about leaders' traits, skills, and tasks. You'll also find some ideas for developing leaders.

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General

General Church Leadership Helps

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About Different Types of Leaders

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Examples for Leaders to Follow

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Power for Leadership Ministry & the Church

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Traits

Leadership Traits: Character Qualities & Attitude of the Leader

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Personality of the Leader

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Prayer Life of Church Leaders

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Skills

Leadership Skills

To effectively fulfill their many responsibilities, church and ministry leaders would do well to hone leadership skills which include, but are not limited to, the following:

Administration

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Change Management

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Communication

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Conflict Management

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Coordination

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Decision-Making

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Delegation

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Organization

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Relationship Building

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Staffing

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Strategic Planning

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Team Building

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Time Management

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Vision Casting & Goal Setting

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Tasks

Leadership Tasks & Responsibilities

Church leaders bear the responsibility of carrying out, or overseeing, a number of tasks which may pull on multiple leadership skills. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

Boards, Committees, Ministry Team Meetings

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Church Growth & Health

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Evaluation - Assessment of the Ministry

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Facilities Management

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Financial Management & Budgeting

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Job Descriptions, aka Ministry Descriptions

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Policies & Procedures

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Record Keeping & Reporting

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Scheduling

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Staff Evaluations

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Developing Leaders

Developing Church Leaders, Including the Next Generation

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As church and ministry leaders we never stop learning. Hone your leadership skills, always remembering that leadership qualities of the heart matter most to God.
 

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