Resource Corner

Recommended Resources:

Coaching, Mentoring and Spiritual Formation


The following resources were recommended by WWL participants as helpful in coaching, mentoring and spiritual formation. Of course, the Bible is the first resource—Jesus is the greatest coach, mentor, and spiritual director. Other resources included spiritual disciplines and various personality instruments, such as: Myers-Briggs, the Enneagram, PDP Tools (ProScan, JobScan, TeamScan), and others.

Recommended books included the following (arranged in alphabetical order by author).

  1. Anderson, Neil: The Bondage Breaker
  2. Anderson, Neil: Victory over the Darkness
  3. Arbinger Institute: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box
  4. Barton, Ruth Haley: Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation
  5. Benner, David G.: Surrender to Love: Discovering the Heart of Christian Spirituality
  6. Blanchard, Ken: Lead Like Jesus: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time
  7. Clinton, J. Robert: Leadership Emergence Theory
  8. Clinton, J. Robert: The Making of a Leader
  9. Clinton, Tim: The Bible for Hope: Caring for People God’s Way
  10. Coleman, Robert: Master Plan of Evangelism
  11. CRM Singapore: Focusing Leaders (English and Chinese versions)
  12. Crow, D. Michael: J-Mentors: Multiplying Jesus Mentors
  13. Harley Jr., Willard: His Needs, Her Needs
  14. Hersey, Paul: Situational Leader
  15. Hofstede, Geert: Cultures and Organizations (Kindle version)
  16. Hunter, James C.: The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership
  17. Sande, Ken: The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict
  18. Smith, Gordon T.: Courage & Calling: Embracing Your God-Given Potential
  19. Sorge, Bob: A Covenant with My Eyes
  20. Stanley, Paul D. and J. Robert Clinton: Connecting: The Mentoring Relationships You Need
  21. Thomas, Gary L.: Thirsting for God
  22. Wakefield, James L.: Sacred Listening: Discovering the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola
  23. Walling, Terry B.: Focusing Leaders
  24. Walling, Terry B.: Stuck! Navigating the Transitions of Life & Leadership
  25. Webb, Keith: The COACH Model for Christian Leaders

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