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Recommended Reading for Leadership Development

A list of recommended books for leadership development.

Recommended Reading on Race and Culture

A list of books specifically related to race and culture.

Small and Rural Church Recommended Reading List

Recommended reading related to small and rural church contexts.

Community Development Resources

Recommended readings as well as useful websites and tools for communities, organizations and churches to consider in conversations around community assessment, collaboration and development.

Diversifying the Pastor's Study

How do you give voice to a diversity of leadership through your preaching and teaching resources? This is not a definitive list but is the result of Missouri pastors offering titles from their experiences.

Quick Guide: The Mission-Minded Guide to School-Church Partnerships

An abbreviated guide to The Mission-Minded to Church and School Partnerships by Jake McGlothin

Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family/school Partnerships

Packed with tips from principals and teachers, checklists, and an invaluable resource section, Beyond the Bake Sale reveals how to build strong collaborative relationships and offers practical advice for improving interactions between parents and teachers, from ensuring that PTA groups are constructive and inclusive to navigating the complex issues surrounding diversity in the classroom.

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations by Robert Schnase

Robert Schnase, Bishop of the Missouri Annual Conference from 2004 to 2016, highlights key areas of both congregational and personal spiritual life in the Five Practices series: Radical Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Intentional Faith Development, Risk-Taking Mission Service, and Extravagant Generosity.

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.

Caring Enough to Confront: How to Understand and Express Your Deepest Feelings Toward Others by David Augsburger

A classic in Christian peacemaking that teaches the reader how to build trust, cope with blame and prejudice, and be honest about anger and frustration. Augsburger offers a biblically based model for dealing with conflict to teach Christians how to confront with compassion and resolve issues in a healthy and healing way.

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