Jump directly to the Content

The 2013 Leadership Book Awards

The year's best books for church leaders

Each year some excellent leadership books are published. Of course, so are some mediocre ones. That's why we do the annual Leadership Journal Book Awards. We comb through stacks of ministry and leadership books, and, with the help of our contributing editors, we select the ones we believe are worth your valuable time. We offer them in two categories: The Leader's Inner Life and The Leader's Outer Life. We commend these titles to you as you develop your leadership gifts to further the ministry God has entrusted to you.

The Leader's Inner Life

Best Of The Best:

In Search of Deep Faith
A Pilgrimage into the Beauty, Goodness, and Heart of Christianity
by Jim Belcher (IVP)

"In Search of Deep Faith creates a love for courageous Christians of history, connects these discoveries to the challenges of today's world, and charts a course through the European continent that I would love to trek."—Paul Atwater

Our Very Short List:

One Way LoveInexhaustible ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe to Christianity Today magazine. Subscribers have full digital access to CT Pastors articles.

Homepage Subscription Panel

Read These Next

Urban Exile: Following Jesus in the Face of Fear
Urban Exile: Following Jesus in the Face of Fear
Former suburbanite David Swanson reflects on ministry in the big city.
From the Magazine
The Unearthed Conscience of Black Fundamentalism
The Unearthed Conscience of Black Fundamentalism
A hard racial line divided conservative white and Black Protestants 100 years ago. It didn’t have to be that way.
Editor's Pick
Visitation Is Still Our Vocation
Visitation Is Still Our Vocation
We may face new challenges, but the heart of our calling remains the same.