Dr. Paul Cannings
Author of Doing It God's Way: From Conflict to Harmony in Church Leadership
Pastor, teacher, and author Dr. Paul Cannings is widely regarded as the “Pastor’s Pastor.” Devoting over thirty years to training pastors domestically and internationally, he teaches them how to administer, manage, and grow their churches more effectively.
Dr. Cannings is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Living Word Fellowship Church in Houston, TX. Since 1994 (beginning with four couples), he has provided spiritual leadership to over 2,300 members and has implemented the vision and mission of cultivating a community of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. In 2001, Dr. Cannings founded Power Walk Ministries, a national and global leadership training resource. Through this ministry, he conducts conferences and consults with pastors on how to Biblically train their staff.
The author of ten books, Dr. Cannings holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy/Theological Studies in Religion and Society from Oxford Graduate School in Dayton, TN, with course work at Oxford University in England and a Th.M in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Cannings can be heard on KHCB 105.7 FM in Houston on A Quick Word for Todays Living, The Pastor’s Study, and The Pastor’s Corner, where he hosts a live Q&A program. For more information, please visit powerwalkministries.org.
Doing It God's Way: From Conflict to Harmony in Church Leadership
Strong leadership is crucial to expand ministries and continue the growth of the church. However, the process of building that leadership team is not always given the attention it deserves. Today’s pastors must first understand that the Word of God is the foundation for developing church ministry and rely on the principles outlined in the Bible to guide the church.
In Doing It God’s Way, pastor, author, and teacher Dr. Paul Cannings presents a roadmap for Christian leaders, guiding them through the process of resolving conflicts so they may become great examples for their communities.
Full of actionable instruction, Doing It God’s Way is essential reading for pastors starting new churches, young pastors looking to grow, and seasoned pastors experiencing challenges as they seek to develop a healthy church environment.
“This book is a must read for anyone involved in or in the stage of training to be involved in Church development and leadership. This book will help the reader to understand the biblical and practical strategies to use in order to get ministry accomplished while minimizing conflict, with a spirit of harmony. Reading this book will provide clarity for the vision of the church, and revive your enthusiasm for ministry.”