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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