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Great Books for Discussion with Leaders

We may add new suggestions from time to time.

12861: Practice of the Presence of God Practice of the Presence of God
By Brother Lawrence / Random House, Inc
Reflections from a lay brother in a 17th century Carmelite monastery on sensing the presence of God in the everyday tasks of life (he worked in the kitchen and as a sandal-maker). Amazingly applicable for moms!
253497: God Is Closer Than You Think God Is Closer Than You Think By John Ortberg / Zondervan
Sort of a contemporary version of Brother Lawrence. A practical perspective on how to experience deeper intimacy with God by opening our eyes to His presence in the ordinariness of everyday life.
253497: God Is Closer Than You Think With Christ in the School of Prayer, Revised Edition By Andrew Murray / Bridge-Logos Publishing
A deep classic on the power of prayer to transform ministry—and us!
482279: Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer
By J. Oswald Sanders / Moody Publishers
A 20th century classic on the qualities of a Godly leader, blending both spiritual gifts and "natural" (though God-given) talents
835133: Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry
By Ruth Haley Barton / Inter-Varsity Press
A thoughtful and authentic look at what happens when leaders lose their souls, with practical helps for nourishing leader souls
946424: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: Unleash a Revolution  in Your Life in Christ Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: Unleash a Revolution in Your Life in Christ
By Peter Scazzero / Thomas Nelson
A New York City Pastor shares out of His own journey the dangers of unhealthy spirituality and provides 7 Biblical, reality-tested principles for emotionally sound spiritual leadership
14803: The Wounded Healer The Wounded Healer
By Henri Nouwen / Random House, Inc.
A call to recognize and acknowledge the suffering in our own hearts and lives in order to minister to a wounded world
6326X: Making All Things New Making All Things New
By Henri Nouwen / HarperOne
A simple yet profound call to a deeper spiritual life through setting our hearts on the right things and looking in the right places to fill our emptiness
232495: The Seeking Heart

The Seeking Heart
By Fenelon / Seedsowers
Soul-searching letters from a 17th century priest and theologian that will sear your heart. Correction, conviction, and deep encouragement—a book I should re-visit annually!

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