Readings – 2008 -2010 & currently in progress
  – in addition to the Bible
1.  The Tale of Three Kings: A Study in Brokenness
        Gene Edwards
        Christian Books, Scarborough, Maine, 1980
        ASIN B000NRXNZ4
2.  The Effective Board of Trustees
        American Council on Education: Series on Higher Education
        Richard P. Chait, Thomas P. Holland, Barbara e. Taylor
        Oryx Press, Phoenix, AZ, 1993
        ISBN 0-89774-806-9
3.  Improving the Performance of Governing Boards
        American Council on Education: Series on Higher Education
        Richard P. Chait, Thomas P. Holland, Barbara e. Taylor
        Oryx Press, Phoenix, AZ, 1996
        ISBN 1-57356-037-5
4.  The Wisdom of Crowds
        James Surowiecki
        Anchor Books, New York, 2005
        ISBN 0-385-72170-6
5.  A Sense of Urgency
        John P. Kotter
        Harvard Business Press, Boston, 2008
        ISBN 978-1-4221-7971-0
6.  The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership in a Multicultural Community
        Eric H. F. Law
        Chalice Press, St. Louis, 1993
        ISBN 0-8272-4231-X
7.  God Reconsidered: The Promise and Peril of Process Theology
        Al Truesdale
        Beacon Hill Press, Kansas City, 2010
        ISBN 978-0-8341-2537-7
8.  Realizing Our Intentions: A Guide for Church and Colleges with Distinctive Missions
        Albert J. Meyer
        Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, TX, 2009
        ISBN 978-0-89112-537-2
9.  African Friends and Money Matters: Observations from Africa
        David Maranz
        SIL International, Dallas, 2001
        ISBN 1-55671-117-4
10. Fatal Attraction: America’s Youth and Their Affair with Alcohol
        James E. Copple
        Lulu Publishing, Inc., 2010
        ISBN 978-0-557-27448-2
11. What is Mission: Theological Explorations
        J. Andrew Kirk
        Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2000
        ISBN 0-8066-3233-8
12. Called to Serve: Creating and Nurturing the Effective Volunteer Board
        Max De Pree
        Eerdman’s Publishing, 2001
        ISBN: 978-0802849229
13. A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix
        Edwin H. Friedman, Margaret M. Treadwell, & Edward W. Beal
        Seabury Books, 2007
        ISBN: 978-1596270428
14. Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life
        Tony Dungy & Nathan Whitaker
        Tyndale House Publishers, 2007
        ISBN: 978-1414318028
15. Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
        Don Tapscott & Anthony D. Williams
        Portfolio Publishing, 2006
        ISBN: 1591841933
16. Nazarene Theology in Perspective NTS Presidential Inauguration Address
        William Greathouse, 1969
        Click here  for the PDF version of this document

17. Speak the Truth and Point to Hope:  the leader’s journey to maturity 
        Lisa J. Marshall
        Kendall/Hunt publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa 2004
        ISBN 0-7575-0823-5.
18. Fierce Conversations: Achieving success at Work & in Life, one Conversation at a Time.
        Susan Scott (updated with new material)
        Berkley Books, New York, 2004.
        ISBN: 978-0-425-19337-2.
19. VISTAS: The Changing Face of Nazarene Missions
        R. Franklin Cook
        Beacon Hill Press, 2009
        ISBN: 978-0834124622
20. Postmodern and Wesleyan? Exploring the Boundaries and Possibilities
        Jay R. Akkerman, Thomas J. Oord, and Brent D. Peterson, editors,
        Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2009
        ISBN: 978-0834124585
21. Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards
        Richard P. Chait, William P. Ryan, Barbara E. Taylor
        Wiley, 2004
        ISBN: 978-0471684206
22. Paul Orjala: The Man, The Mission
        R. Franklin Cook
        Beacon Hill press of Kansas City, 2009
        ISBN: 978-0834124615
23. A Theology of Love: the Dynamic of Wesleyanism
        Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
        Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 1972
        ASIN: B0006C7848
24. Learning to be Last
        E. Lebron Fairbanks and Stan Toler
        Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2008
        ISBN: 978-0834123533
25. Leading with a Limp: Turning Your Struggles into Strengths
        Dan B. Allender
        Waterbrook Press, 2006
        ISBN: 978-1-57856-952-6
26. Nazarene Roots: Pastors, Prophets, Revivalists & Reformers
        Stan Ingersol
        Beacon Hill Press, 2009
        ISBN: 978-0-8341-2478-3
27. How the Mighty Fall: and Why Some Companies Never Give In
        Jim collins
        Harper Collins, 2009
        ISBN: 978-0-9773264-1-9
28. Outliers: The Story of Success
        Malcolm Gladwell
        Penguin Books, 2008
        ISBN: 978-0-141-03625-0