Nonprofit Leadership in a For-Profit World

Essential Insights from 15 Christian Executives
Edited by Dr. David J. Gyertson and Joseph Krivickas

Chapters conclude with “My Leadership Bookshelf” where the authors shares their most influential reads at the stage of their leadership development discussed in the chapter.  Two sets of questions conclude each piece: Personal Reflection and Applications as well as Team Reflections and Applications.

Contributions are based on these four questions, with room to expand as authors felt necessary:

  1. If you could give a “last lecture” to the next generation of those called to lead faith-based nonprofits, what would be the most important lessons you would share?
  2. If you could invest the next year of your life in the next leader of your most treasured faith-based nonprofit organization, what would be your emphasis?
  3. If you could lead your organization into the future, what would you do differently and why?
  4. What do you believe to be the most important legacy God has allowed you to leave as a faith-based nonprofit leader?

Chapters by the fifteen authors include:

  • “Lead Best by Following First” by Richard Stearns-President, World Vision U.S.
  • “Live, Love, and Lead” by Steve Douglass-President, Campus Crusade for Christ
  • “Prescriptions for Leadership” by C. Jeffrey Wright-CEO, UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.)
  • “Nurturing Your Organization’s Culture” by Steve Hayner-President, Columbia Theological Seminary
  • “Winning the Battle for Your Organization’s Soul” by Joseph Krivickas-Chairman, Gordon College Center for Nonprofit Studies and Philanthropy

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*Read this note on checking our books out in the short term. We’ll keep you posted when this changes.

– Lettie

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