Church Leadership: Vision, Team, Culture, Integrity Revised Edition


Church Leadership coverMuch has changed since the first edition of Lovett Weems’s seminal work Church Leadership appeared in 1993. But the need for clear, insightful thinking about leadership is just as great as it ever was.

In this revised edition, Weems draws on the best new ideas and research in organizational leadership, yet always with his trademark theological grounding foremost in mind. Anyone who guides the life of a congregation, be they clergy or laity, will find Church Leadership an indispensable tool.


“Belongs on every pastor’s desk.”
— Bishop Rueben Job

“An invaluable guide to leadership in the church.”
— Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School

“The best work I have seen on leadership of religious institutions.”
— Burt Nanus, coauthor of the bestseller Leaders

“If I had a dear friend just entering parish ministry, I would first give that person a copy of Church Leadership.”
— Paul Chaffee, author of Accountable Leadership

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About Author

Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Lovett H. Weems Jr. is senior consultant at the Lewis Center for Church Leadership, distinguished professor of church leadership emeritus at Wesley Theological Seminary, and author of several books on leadership.