Leadership & Church Growth
- Lewis Center for Leadership - an organization that seeks to advance the understanding of Christian leadership andpromote the effective and faithful practice of Christian leadership in the church and the world.
- DNA Coaching - designing healthy systems to help people meet, know and serve Jesus.
- Leaderships Roles in the Local Church:
- The Alban Institute - an independent center for learning and leadership development with the focus on congregations.
- Sustaining Pastoral Excellence - Duke Divinity School
- The Parish Paper - Each monthly issue of The Parish Paper provides ideas,insights, research-findings, and practical methods that strengthen theeffectiveness of congregations in accomplishing God’s purposes throughtheir various ministries. Click on the link to be directed to The Parish Paper index with downloadable files.
- Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations - a website with resources based on Bishop Robert Schnase's book by the same title.
- Leadership Nexus - an organization founded by Dr. Robert Pierson to provide resources that will empower the local church, equip the clergy and laity for leadership, and provide a network for peer learning
- Emergent Village - missional Christians seeking to love our world in the Spirit of Jesus Christ.
- Yahoo Group for Small Membership Churches - Forum for Arkansas small membership United Methodist Churches to share information, activities, ideas and questions about sharing the gospel in the smaller church settings.