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Ministry Formation Resources

Sample Internship Paperwork

Internship Resources

Ministry Greenhouse picture

Now Available
Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environments for Practical Learning. Herndon, VA, Alban, 2008.
ISBN 1566993601

Preparing for Ministry picture

Now Available
Preparing for Ministry: A Practical Guide to Theological Field Education. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2008.
ISBN 0825427576

Read this article that discusses the advantages of effective partnering between the educational institution and the on-site mentor in field education.

Former Internship Director Dr. George Hillman discusses his book Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environments for Practical Learning with the Alban Institute. Listen to Dr. Hillman’s discussion (9.3MB)

Former Spiritual Formation Director Dr. Paul Pettit discusses his book Foundations of Spiritual Formation: A Community Approach to Becoming Like Christ with the Moody Broadcasting Network. Listen to Dr. Pettit’s discussion (4.9MB)

Leadership and Christian Spirituality Resources

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Anderson, Keith R., and Randy D. Reese. Spiritual Mentoring. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999.

Biehl, Bobb. Mentoring: Confidence in Finding a Mentor and Becoming One. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1996.

Coll, Regina. Supervision of Ministry Students. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1992.

Donovan, Craig P., and Jim Garnett. Internships for Dummies. New York: Hungry Minds, 2001.

Hendricks, Howard G. Developing Leadership through Mentoring and Coaching. DVD. Dallas, TX: Center for Christian Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary, 2003.

Hendricks, Howard G., and William Hendricks. As Iron Sharpens Iron. Chicago: Moody, 1995.

Pyle, William T. and Mary Alice Seals, eds. Experiencing Ministry Supervision. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1995.

Stanley, Paul D., and J. Robert Clinton. Connecting. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1992.

Ting, Sharon, and Peter Scisco. The CCL Handbook of Coaching. San Francisco, Jossey- Bass, 2006.

Williams, Brian. The Potter’s Rib. Vancouver: Regent College Press, 2006.

Zachary, Lois J. The Mentor’s Guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Bolles, Richard. What Color Is Your Parachute? Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2008.

Buckingham, Marcus and Donald Clifton. Now, Discover Your Strengths. New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Kouzes, James and Barry Posner. The Leadership Challenge. 4th. Ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

McCauley, Cynthia and Ellen Van Velsor. The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Leadership Development. 2nd. ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Malphurs, Aubrey. Being Leaders. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2003.

Seidel, Andrew. Charting a Bold Course. Chicago, Moody Press, 2003.

Badcock, Gary. The Way of Life. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Guiness, Os. The Call. Nashville: W Publishing Group, 2003.

Hardy, Lee. The Fabric of This World. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990.

Miller, Arthur F. and William Hendricks. The Power of Uniqueness. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.

Placher, William, ed. Callings. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Schuurman, Douglas. Vocations. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

Schwehn, Mark and Dorothy Bass. Leading Lives that Matter. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.

Smith, Gordon T. Courage & Calling. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999.

Stevens, R. Paul. The Other Six Days. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1999.

Veith, Gene Edward. God at Work. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2002.