WARNING: This is NOT a list of popular leadership books. These books will make you think (and may even frustrate you at times).
Whatever time it takes you read them and whatever cost that comes with acquiring them is well worth it. The impact of the information you’ll read in these books will be felt in the nonprofit (that includes churches) world for many years to come.
Uncharitable by Dan Pallotta (Tufts, 2008)
ROI for Nonprofits by Tom Ralser (John Wiley and Sons, 2007)
Strategic Giving by Peter Frumkin (Chicago, 2006)
Growing Givers Hearts by Thomas H. Jeavons and Rebekah Basinger (Jossey-Bass, 2000)
The Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Allison Fine (Jossey-Bass, 2010)
In Pursuit of the Almighty’s Dollar by James Hudnut-Beumler (University of North Carolina, 2007)