From the pragmatic to the mystical, the following books represent a broad spectrum of resources focusing on vision, goal setting, and finding spiritual direction.
Allen, Daniel J. and Daniel L. Mead. Ministry by Objectives. Wheaton, Ill.: Evangelical Teacher Training Association, 1978. An approach to setting ministry goals that emphasizes objectives and strategies.
Anderson, James D. and Ezra E. Jones. The Management of Ministry. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978. An attempt to balance the spiritual and administrative aspects of ministry.
Armerding, Hudson T. Leadership. Wheaton: Tyndale, 1978. Excellent for inspiring a vision for leadership, especially the chapters on faith, handling success, and consistent growth.
Bloesch, Donald. The Reform of the Church. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1970. Discusses the functions of the church needed to enhance growth and renew vision.
Borst, Diane G. and Patrick J. Montana, eds. Managing Non-Profit Organizations. New York: American Management, 1977. Compiled ...1