When Leadership and Spiritual Direction Meet: Stories and Reflections for Congregational Life

by Gil Stafford. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

This resource challenges leaders to cultivate a new kind of leadership --- one that relies on the ancient practices related to spiritual direction.


spiritual direction, leadership, fostering safe spaces, listening skills

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Challenge your ideas and beliefs on what true leadership looks like by studying practices of discernment and listening.
  • Discuss this resource and how its practices can be applied to your congregation by studying this book during a leadership retreat.

About the Contributor

Beth Booram

Beth Booram is the co-founder and director of Fall Creek Abbey, an urban retreat center in Indianapolis dedicated to “renewing the contemplative spirit.” In addition, she is a trained spiritual director and author of several books including When Faith Becomes Sight. Beth worked for five years on contract as a resource consultant with the Center for Congregations. 


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