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 (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Senior Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership and Pastoral Ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary and President of the Malphurs Group. He engages in church consulting, training and...

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  2. Will Mancini

    Will Mancini

    Will Mancini (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the founder and president of Auxano (, a church consulting ministry whose mission is to navigate church leaders through growth challenges and vision clarity.

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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