Journal of Religious Leadership

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Akerlund, Truls. Preaching as Christian Leadership: The Story, The Sermon, and the Prophetic Imagination 2104 – Vol. 13

Ascough, Richard S. Chaos Theory and Paul’s Organizational Leadership Style Fall 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 2

Bell, Skip. Learning, Changing, and Doing: A Model for Transformational Leadership Development in Religious and Non-Profit Organizations 2010 – Vol. 9

Berlinger, Lisa R. The Behavioral Competnecy Approach to Effective Ecclesial Leadership Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Berlinger, Lisa R. Sensemaking, Discernment, and Religious Leadership 2004 – Vol. 3

Branson, Mark Lau. A Missional Church Processes: Post-Intervention Research 2014 – Vol. 13

Branson, Mark Lau. A Practical Theology of Leadership With International Voices Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

Branson, Mark Lau. Interpretive Leadership During Social Dislocation: Jeremiah and Social Imaginary 2009 – Vol. 8

Brueggemann, Walter. Prophetic Leadership: Engagement in Counter-Imagination 2011 – Vol. 10

Callahan, Sharon Henderson. 2013 Fall Introduction Fall 2013 – Vol. 12 No. 2

Callahan, Sharon Henderson. Leadership in Ecclesial Contexts: Integration of Art and Competence Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Callahan, Sharon Henderson. Roman Catholic Polity and Leadership 2006 – Vol. 5

Callahan, Sharon Henderson. Shifting Images of Church Invite New Leadership Frames Spring 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 1

Campbell-Reed, Eileen R. Ministry as Spiritual Practice: How Pastors Learn to See and Respond to the ‘More’ of a Situation 2013 – Vol. 12

Cardoza-Orlandi, Carlos F. What Does it Take to Learn Leadership Across Cultural and Religious Boundaries? Perspectives, Observations, and Suggestions from a Cross-Cultural Location Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

Click, Emily. The Ecology of Vocation Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Cook Everist, Norma. Gender, Power and Leadership Fall 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 2

Cormode, Scott. Constructing Faithful Action: Inculcating a Method for Reflective Ministry 2004 – Vol. 3

Cormode, Scott. Multi-Layered Leadership  Fall 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 2

Cormode, Scott. The Ecology of Vocation Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Dalton, Karen. The Center/Margin Leadership Dance: Integrating Experience in Education and Formation 2009 – Vol. 8

Davis, Michael L. Spiritual Formation: Retrieving Perichoresis as a Model for Shared Leadership in the Marketplace 2015 – Vol. 14

Delich, Nancy Anne Marie. Be Opened: Social Connectedness Within and Beyond the Deaf Community 2013 – Vol. 12

Docampo, Isabel N. Identity God-Talk, and Self-Critical Reflection in Religious Leadership: Contributions from a Lation/a Perspective 2012 – Vol. 11

Drummond, Sarah Birmingham. Learning, Leadership, and Rapid Change 2007 – Vol. 6

Dyck, Sally. Leadership: A Calling of Courage and Imagination 2012 – Vol. 11

Eblen, James. Roman Catholic Polity and Leadership 2006 – Vol. 5

Echols, Steve. Leadership Studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 2005 – Vol. 4

Echols, Steve. Transformational/Servant Leadership: A Potential Synergism for an Inclusive Leadership Style 2009 – Vol. 8

Elton, Terri Martinson. Leading in the Midst of Change: A Theologically Grounded, Theoretically Informed Hermeneutic of Change 2008 – Vol. 7

Elton, Terri. The Ecology of Vocation Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Evans, Alex. Pastoral Leadership for Police in Crisis 2013 – Vol. 12

Everist, Norma Cook. The Teaching of Leadership Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Forney, David G. 2006 Volume Introduction 2006 – Vol. 5

Forney, David G. A Calm in the Tempest: Developing Resilience in Religious Leaders 2010 – Vol. 9

Forney, David. G. A Hermeneutic of Appreciation: Cultivating Encounters of Spiritual Experience within Congregational Ministry 2013 – Vol. 12

Forney, David G. Church Leadership in the New Testament and Today: An Interview with David L. Bartlett 2008 – Vol. 7

Forney, David G. Five Loaves for Five Thousand: Practices of Abundance for Religious Leaders in Situations of Conflict Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Forney, David G. Getting Our Bearings: A Schema for Three Ways of Knowing 2004 – Vol. 3

Forney, David G. Integrative Church Leadership: Columbia Theological Seminarys Approach 2005 – Vol. 4

Forney, David G. To the One Outside the Gate: A Missional Approach to Polity 2006 – Vol. 5

Frank, Thomas Edward. Discourse of Leadership and the Practice of Administration Spring 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 1

Frank, Thomas Edward. From Connection to Corporatization: Leadership Trends in United Methodism 2006 – Vol. 5

Frank, Thomas Edward. Writing Cases in Leadership: An Occasion for Pastoral Reflection Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Fuller, Leanna K. Anxiety, Emotions, and Encounters with Difference: Exploring the Roots of Conflict in Congregations Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Goff, Sara Shisler. Developing Affective Competence Through Spiritual Practice Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Goodman, David. Leading with Wounds: A Liability or Gift? 2007 – Vol. 6

Gray, Rick. Teaching Leadership at Asbury Theological Seminary: The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL) 2005 – Vol. 4

Hagley, Scott J. Improv in the Streets: Missional Leadership as Public Improvisational Identity Formation 2008 – Vol. 7

Henderson, Katharine Rhodes. Not My Father’s Seminary: Leadership Lessons for a New President 2012 – Vol. 11

Hendrickson, Craig. Using Charisma to Shape Interpretive Communities in Multiethnic Congregations Fall 2010 – Vol. 9

Herron, Kyle W. Embracing the Other:  Toward an Ethic of Gospel Neighborliness Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

Hess, Lisa M. A Contemplative Empiricism: Methodological Musings for an Artisanal Theology in Religious Leadership Formation 2009 – Vol. 8

Hess, Lisa M. Liturgical Hospitality Within Deeply Rooted Leadership: Possibilities and Pitfalls in “Eucharistic Indwelling Engagement” 2013 – Vol. 12

Hess, Lisa M. Theological Interdisciplinary and Religious Leadership 2007 – Vol. 6

Hicks, Douglas A. Introduction: Charisma and Religious Leadership Fall 2010 – Vol. 9

Hicks, Douglas A. Mapping Interfaith Leadership in Richmond, VA 2013 – Vol. 12

Hicks, Douglas A. Reframing the Economics of Pastoral Leadership 2009 – Vol. 8

Higginbotham, Stuart. A Hermeneutic of Appreciation: Cultivating Encounters of Spiritual Experience within Congregational Ministry 2013 – Vol. 12

Horsthuis, Jim. Participants with God: A Perichoretic Theology of Leadership 2011 – Vol. 10

Houts, William. Learning Religious Leadership Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Hussey, Ian. Leadership in Effective and Growing Australian Congregations: A Study of Three Cases 2013 – Vol. 12

Jeavons, Thomas H. Doing the Unspeakable: Identifying, Developing, and Supporting Leadership among Quakers 2006 – Vol. 5

Jinkins, Michael. A “Sense of Reality”: How Austin Theological Seminary Teaches Leadership 2005 – Vol. 4

Jinkins, Michael. Docents in the House of Wonder Fall 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 2

Jinkins, Michael. Leadership and Theory: A Practitioners Reflection Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Jinkins, Michael. The Integrity of Ministry: Communicative Theology and the Leadership of Congregations 2009 – Vol. 8

Jones, L. Gregory. The Practice of Christian Governance  Spring 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 1

Kaak, Paul. Integrative Decision-Making for Christian Leadership: Prudence, Organizational Theory, and Discernment Practices 2013 – Vol. 12

Ka Lun Lai, Alan. Betwixt and Between: The Power of Teaching from the Perspective of Immigrants 2007 – Vol. 6

Kapp, Deborah J. 2012 Spring Introduction 2012 – Vol. 11

Kapp, Deborah J. Improvisation and the Practice of Ministry 2010 – Vol. 9

Kapp, Deborah. Teaching and Learning Leadership at McCormick Theological Seminary 2005 – Vol. 4

Kaufman, Tone Strangleland. Pastoral Spirituality in Everyday Life, in Ministry, and Beyond: Three Locations for a Pastoral Spirituality 2013 – Vol. 12

Kinnison, Quentin P. Shepherd or One of the Sheep: Revisiting the Biblical Metaphor of the Pastorate 2010 – Vol. 9

Kinnison, Quentin P. The Pastor as Expert and the Challenge of Being a Saltwater Fish in a Freshwater Tank 2014 – Vol. 13

Kleingartner, Connie. Ordination Procedures in the Lutheran Church 2006 2006 – Vol. 5

Kondrath, William M. 2014 Fall Introduction Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Kondrath, William M. Transitioning from Charismatic Founder to the Next Generation Fall 2010 – Vol. 9

Kwiyani, Harvey C. Umunthu and the Spirituality of Leadership: Leadership Lessons from Malawi 2013 – Vol. 12

Latini, Theresa. The Ecology of Vocation 2012 – Vol. 11

Lemaster, Gary. Integrative Decision-Making for Christian Leadership: Prudence, Organizational Theory, and Discernment Practices 2013 – Vol. 12

Lindsay, D. Michael. A Mighty Fortress: Religious Commitment and Leading for the Common Good 2009 – Vol. 8

Long, Kimberly Bracken. Speaking Grace, Making Space: The Art of Worship Leadership 2008 – Vol. 7

Lopes, J. Paulo. Spiritual Leadership and Transformational Change Across Cultures: The SLI Leadership Incubator Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

Maier, Craig T. Discerning the Signs of the Times in American Catholicism: Parish Pastoral Councils and Parish Pastoral Research 2014 – Vol. 13

Marler, Penny Long. Congregations as “Multivocal” Mentoring Environments: Comparative Research Among Three Protestant Denominations 2015 – Vol. 14

Maros, Susan. The Ecology of Vocation Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Marshall, Jay W. Quaker Contributions to an Integration of Spirituality and Leadership Spring 2015 – Vol. 14 No. 1

Martin, Robert K. Dwelling in the Divine Life: The Transformational Dimension of Leadership and Practical Theology 2004 – Vol. 3

Martin, Robert K. Encountering God in the Image of Christ Spring 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 1

Martin, Robert K. Insisto Rector: Provocative Play for Serious Leadership Learning Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Martin, Robert K. “Mind the Gap”: Closing the Distance Between Theological Method, Theological Education, and Practical Theology for Religious Leadership 2004 – Vol. 3

Martinez, Juan Francisco. A Practical Theology of Leadership with International Voices Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

McFayden, Kenneth J. The Teaching of Leadership at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) 2005 – Vol. 4

McFayden, Kenneth J. Threats to the Formation of Pastoral Leaders in Theological Education: Insights from the Tavistock Model of Group Relations 2008 – Vol. 7

McNichols, Michael. First Love and Second Loves: Revisioning a Paradigm of Hope for Pastors 2008 – Vol. 7

Miller-McLemore, Mark. Revaluing “Self-Care” as a Practice of Ministry 2011 – Vol. 10

Muthiah, Robert. Charismatic Leadership in the Church: What the Apostle Paul Has to Say to Max Weber Fall 2010 – Vol. 9

Muthiah, Robert. Christian Practices, Congregational Leadership, and the Priesthood of All Believers Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1

Muthiah, Robert. Integrative Decision-Making for Christian Leadership: Prudence, Organizational Theory, and Discernment Practices 2013 – Vol. 12

Norheim, Bard Eirik Hallesby. A Grain of Wheat: Toward a Theological Anthropology for Leading Change in Ministry 2014 – Vol. 13

Orton, Andrew J. Transformative Potentials of Liminal Leadership Spring 2015 – Vol. 14 No. 1

Parker III, Clinton. Pastoral Role Modeling as an Antecedent to Corporate Spirituality 2014 – Vol. 13

Perry, Aaron. Lift Up the Lowly and Bring Down the Exalted: Gender Studies, Organizations, and the Ethiopian Eunich 2015 – Vol. 14

Petersen, Elizabeth. Via the Broken Ones: Towards a Phenomenological Theology of Ecclesial Leadership in Post-Apartheid South Africa 2009 – Vol. 8

Reddicliffe, Raymond A. Role Negotiation and Congregational Leadership 2011 – Vol. 10

Reed, Carson E. Motive and Movement: Affective Leadership Through the Work of Preaching Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Reese, Ruth Anne. Presence, Disjunction, and Intention: A Woman’s Reflection on Leadership 2012 – Vol. 11

Reid, Robert Stephen. Becoming a Built to Change Congregation 2014 – Vol. 13

Rodin, R. Scott. Becoming a Leader of No Reputation  Fall 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 2

Russell, Mark L. The Secret of Marketplace Leadership Success: Constructing a Comprehensive Framework for the Effective Integration of Leadership, Faith, and Work 2007 – Vol. 6

Sawyer, David R. Learning Religious Leadership Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Scharen, Christian. Ministry as Spiritual Practice: How Pastors Learn to See and Respond to the ‘More’ of a Situation 2013 – Vol. 12

Selby, Sandra F. Hope in the Wilderness: Addressing Compassion Fatigue in Professionals Who Work with Individuals in Crisis Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Selby, Sandra F. Religious Leaders as Facilitators of Meaning Making 2012 – Vol. 11

Sensenig, Peter M. The Theorist, The Tactician, and The Translator: Faith-Based Peacemaking and Leadership 2013 – Vol. 12

Sherrer, Joe. Leadership Studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 2005 – Vol. 4

Sims, Bryan D. Spiritual Leadership and Transformational Change Across Cultures: The SLI Leadership Incubator Fall 2011 – Vol. 10

Small, Kyle J. A. Successful Leadership in the Early Years of Ministry: Reflections for Leadership Formation in Theological Education 2011 – Vol. 10

Smith, Sheila Strobel. Serving the Promise of Our Mission: Leadership at Luther Seminary 2005 – Vol. 4

Sprinkle, Stephen V. A God at the Margins?: Marcella Althaus-Reid and the Marginality of LGBT People 2009 – Vol. 8

Sprinkle, Stephen V. In the Market of the Cupid Vendors: Foucauldian and Post-Foucauldian Critiques of Ecclesial Power and Leadership 2007 – Vol. 6

Stache, Kristine. 2012 Fall Introduction 2012 – Vol. 11

Stewart, Richard N. Ordination Procedures in the Lutheran Church 2006 – Vol. 5

Stoeckle, John. Theorizing Religiously-Based Organization Leadership: Mapping the Intersections 2005 – Vol. 4

Stokes, Charles E. Congregations as “Multivocal” Mentoring Environments: Comparative Research Among Three Protestant Denominations 2015 – Vol. 14

Swart, Jannie. Christian Leadership as Communion Imagination in the Public Networking of Organizational Companionship 2008 – Vol. 7

Swart, Jannie. Via the Broken Ones: Towards a Phenomenological Theology of Ecclesial Leadership in Post-Apartheid South Africa 2009 – Vol. 8

Templeton, Rachel. Mapping Interfaith Leadership in Richmond, VA 2013 – Vol. 12

Thompson, Jr., George B. Culture, American Feudalism, and the Conundrum of Leadership 2009 – Vol. 8. 

Thompson, Jr., George B. Teaching Leadership at the International Theological Center (ITC) 2005 – Vol. 4

Tilstra, Douglas A. Charismatic Leaders as Team Leaders: An Evaluation Focused on Pastoral Leadership Fall 2010 – Vol. 9

Trebesch, Shelley. A Theology for Transcending Culture in Leadership: The Mission of God in Conversation with the Cultural Dimension of Power Distance 2013 – Vol. 12

Trebesch, Shelley. Ecology of the Learning Environment: Creating the Context for Spiritual Formation 2013 – Vol. 12

Tumblin, Thomas F. Religious Leadership in Global Perspective: Learning Leadership from Our International Neighbors 2011 – Vol. 10

Tumblin, Thomas F. Sensemaking, Discernment, and Religious Leadership 2004 – Vol. 3

Tumblin, Thomas F. The Trinity Applied: Creating Space for Changed Lives 2007 – Vol. 6

Tumblin, Thomas F. Toward a Redemptive Organization Spring 2002 – Vol. 1 No. 1

Tyson, Lynda Z. Feelings in the Bible: Tools for Religious Leadership Education Fall 2014 – Vol. 13 No. 2

Van Gelder, Craig. 2006 Volume Introduction 2006 – Vol. 5

Van Gelder, Craig. Addressing the Question of Canon in the Teaching of Religious Leadership 2005 – Vol. 4

Van Gelder, Craig. Defining the Issues Related to Power and Authority in Religious Leadership 2007 – Vol. 6

Van Gelder, Craig. Gaining Perspective on the Theme of Change 2008 – Vol. 7

Van Gelder, Craig. Method in Light of Scriptures and in Relation to Hermeneutics 2004 – Vol. 3

Van Gelder, Craig. The Hermeneutics of Leading in Mission 2004 – Vol. 3

Van Gelder, Craig. Understanding Polity in Relationship to the DNA of Denominations 2006 – Vol. 5

Warneck, Richard H. Ordination Procedures in the Lutheran Church 2006 – Vol. 5

Weems, Jr., Lovett H. Addressing the Question of Canon in the Teaching of Religious Leadership 2005 – Vol. 4

West, Russell W. A Reflex Model of Leadership Development- A concept Paper 2004 – Vol. 3

West, Russell W. Church-Based Theological Education Spring 2003 – Vol. 2 No. 1 

West, Russell W. Insisto Rector: Provocative Play for Serious Leadership Learning Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

West, Russell W. Theorizing Religiously-Based Organization Leadership: Mapping the Intersections 2005 – Vol. 4

Withrow, Lisa R. 2009 Volume Introduction 2009 – Vol. 8. 

Withrow, Lisa R. 2012 Spring Introduction 2012 – Vol. 11

Withrow, Lisa R. Change: Exploring Its Implications for Religious Leadership – A Pedagogical Inquiry 2008 – Vol. 7

Withrow, Lisa R. The Ecology of Vocation Fall 2012 – Vol. 11

Withrow, Lisa R. Success and the Prosperity Gospel: From Commodification to Transformation- A Wesleyan Perspective 2007 – Vol. 6

Withrow, Lisa R. Theological Curriculum at Methodist Theological School in Ohio 2005 – Vol. 4

Withrow, Lisa R. Transformative Potentials of Liminal Leadership Spring 2015

Zemke, Diane. It Takes So Much Energy: Female Tempered Radicals in Christian Congregations 2012 – Vol. 11

Zscheile, Dwight J. A More True “Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society”: Toward a Missional Polity for the Episcopal Church 2006 – Vol. 5

Zscheile, Dwight J. The Trinity, Leadership, and Power 2007 – Vol. 6