Leading the Team-Based Church: How Pastors and Church Staffs Can Grow Together into a Powerful Fellowship of Leaders

by George Cladis. Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Written around the seven attributes of an effective team, this book provides sound principles for living out team concepts in the church. The attributes are covenanting, visionary, culture-creating, collaborative, trusting, empowering, and learning. Cladis offers knowledge and insight into each attribute, together with practical steps toward achieving success in each area. Built on a solid biblical foundation and covering the key aspects of creating a culture receptive to team leadership, this book is an excellent source for those involved in building successful teams in the church.