Jeff Stoll's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Jeff Stoll's Bookshelf
Jeff Stoll's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Jeff Stoll

Executive Pastor of Communications

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
by Jeff Olson,John David Mann
What's Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done
What's Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done
by Matthew Perman

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Leading from the Sandbox: How to Develop, Empower, and Release High-Impact Ministry Teams
Leading from the Sandbox: How to Develop, Empower, and Release High-Impact Ministry Teams
by T.J. Addington
WHY I LIKE IT
This book gave our team direction and purpose as we set out to identify our core values. It helped us to understand who we are and who we want to be.
The Zappos Experience: 5 Principles to Inspire, Engage, and WOW
The Zappos Experience: 5 Principles to Inspire, Engage, and WOW
by Joseph Michelli
WHY I LIKE IT
If you are in any service industry, this becomes a must-read on who to WOW a guest or customer.
Visioneering: God's Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision
Visioneering: God's Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision
by Andy Stanley
WHY I LIKE IT
When I was young in ministry and trying to develop a vision along with a ministry team of volunteers, I had to one around me who could assist me. This book gave me a blue print for how to develop and stay focused on a vision. Even now, when I’m stuck or feeling un-focused, I go back to this book.
Less Clutter. Less Noise.: Beyond Bulletins, Brochures and Bake Sales
Less Clutter. Less Noise.: Beyond Bulletins, Brochures and Bake Sales
by Kem Meyer
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a great book to help you re-think church communication strategies by building trust and engagement, rather than more “promotion.”
Talent Is Never Enough: Discover the Choices That Will Take You Beyond Your Talent
Talent Is Never Enough: Discover the Choices That Will Take You Beyond Your Talent
by John C. Maxwell
WHY I LIKE IT
At a time in my life when I was questioning whether I was talented enough or smart enough or educated enough, this book really encouraged me. Hard work, preparation, focus, character, and practice are integral to serving well.
The Heart of the Artist: A Character-Building Guide for You and Your Ministry Team
The Heart of the Artist: A Character-Building Guide for You and Your Ministry Team
by Rory Noland
WHY I LIKE IT
As a media and communications pastor, I work closely with many creative and musical individuals. (I guess I am one, too!) This book helps you not only understand artistic personalities, but also examines the challenges of being an “artist” in ministry, including excellence vs. perfectionism, servanthood vs. stardom, managing emotions, and handling criticism.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
by Patrick Lencioni
WHY I LIKE IT
This book directly and simply points out the most common problems teams face and the ways to overcome them.

My Bookshelf Archive

my archived books, movies, music, and more
Creative Christian Media
Creative Christian Media
by Phil Cooke
WHY I LIKE IT
This book is a great resource that covers all the critical components to building and sustaining an effective media ministry.
One 2 Won Crosstraining
One 2 Won Crosstraining
by Joe White
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a simple, easy-to-use tool for discipleship.
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (3rd Edition) (9Marks)
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (3rd Edition) (9Marks)
by Mark Dever
The Catalyst Leader: 8 Essentials for Becoming a Change Maker
The Catalyst Leader: 8 Essentials for Becoming a Change Maker
by Brad Lomenick