Building Leaders

Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church

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How can a Christian leader empower others to lead? 

A follow up to Aubrey Malphurs' Being Leaders, the groundbreaking Building Leaders provides a biblical blueprint for finding and developing leaders who will carry on and expand the work of your church. Countering the current leadership development crisis, this book is unique in helping leaders to grow other leaders in a local church context. 

Worried that you don't have time to develop leaders? You're not alone. Tight budgets, small staffs, and endless administrative duties leave many pastors feeling overwhelmed. But without continually "giving the ministry away," churches miss the opportunity to double their efforts to reach the world for Christ.

Including a leadership development guide, thought-provoking questions, and surveys, Building Leaders will help your church design a unique leadership development model regardless of its size or budget.

The Authors

  1. Aubrey Malphurs

    Aubrey Malphurs

    Aubrey Malphurs (1944-2022) was senior professor of leadership and pastoral ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary for many years, as well as founder of the Malphurs Group. He was the author of more than twenty books on leadership development, strategic...

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  2. Will Mancini
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    Will Mancini

    William Mancini (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary) is a church consultant and ministry entrepreneur. In 2015, he cofounded Younique, a coaching company that delivers gospel-centered life design through local churches, and in 2019 he started Denominee, a...

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"If you want a practical guide your church can use to develop a leadership culture, this book is for you. Pastor, it boils down to this: Do what Jesus did. He trained leaders, and so must you."--Richard Dresselhaus, Enrichment Journal