Robert N. Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton. Habits of the Heart Individualism and Commitment in American Life. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1985.
___________. Readings on the Themes of Habits of the Heart New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1987.
Kennon L. Callahan. Effective Church Finances: Fund-Raising and Budgeting for Church Leaders. San Francisco: Harper, 1992.
__________. Effective Church Leadership: Building on the Twelve Keys. San Francisco: Harper, 1990.
_________. Twelve Keys to an Effective Church. San Franscisco, CA: Harper Collins Publishers, 1983.
_________. Twelve Keys to an Effective Church: The Leaders’ Guide. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987.
Robert D. Dale. To Dream Again: How to Help Your Church Come Alive. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1981.
William M. Easum, The Church Growth Handbook: Includes Complete Ministry Audit Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1990.
Douglas W.Johnson. Vitality means church growth. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1989.
Harris W. Lee. Effective Church Leadership: A Practical Sourcebook. Washington, D.C.:The Alban Institute, 1991.
Joy McConnell. Ethical Culture Study Guide for Twelve Keys to an Effective Church.
Donald McGavran and George G. Hunter III. Church Growth: Strategies That Work. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1980.
Alan Loy McGinnis, Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Enjoy Helping Others Excel. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1985.
Loren B. Mead. More Than Numbers: The Ways Churches Grow. New York: The Alban Institute, 1993.
Lyle E. Schaller. Activating the Passive Church: Diagnosis and Treatment Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1981.
_________. 44 Steps Up off the Plateau. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1993.
_________. Growing Plans: Strategies to Increase Your Church’s Membership.
Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1983.
_________. Strategies for Change. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1993.