This is a curated collection of resources that is considered to be the best of "Leadership in Uncharted Territory" content. This collection includes articles, books, podcasts, videos, and free online courses.


Leadership for a Time of Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Christian leaders have been forced to deal with the loss of in-person gatherings, devastating financial hits, and the heightened anxiety of facing a future with no clear understanding of what it may look like. This brief, timely book is an ideal resource for Christian leaders to provide resilient leadership that has never been so necessary.

Format: EBook by Tod Bolsinger

Webinar: Christian Innovation in Uncharted Territory

Join Tod Bolsinger and Michaela O’Donnell Long as they discuss our collective need to learn the skills for courageous and wise innovation in a season of massive disruption. Learn how to assess what will survive this season and what we will leave behind. Learn how to bring the best gifts of your organization to address the true needs of your community both now and in the near future.

Format: Webinar

Guiding Your Church Through the Pandemic

This resource, written by Tod Bolsinger and hosted on FULLER Formation, asks, “What do you do when you can’t bring people together to worship, learn, and care for each other?” FULLER Formation enables you to grow deeper in your faith by providing access to resources from Fuller’s experts and trusted voices.

Format: Online Course

Adaptive Church Leadership Cohorts

An 18 month training experience for church leaders who want to apply the principles of adaptive leadership in real-time experiments in their congregations. Applications are due by August 1, 2020.

Tod Bolsinger, will be partnering with the Fresh Expressions/US.

Format: Team Training

Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory

Tod Bolsinger offers a combination of illuminating insights and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.

Format: Book

Transformational Leadership Part 2

Mission is a critical aspect for leading your team through crisis and change, and for you to overcome sabotage. Tod dives into what it takes lead with resilience no matter what comes your way.

Format: Podcast

Transformational Leadership Part 1

What do you do when plan A fails? In a fascinating comparison to Lewis and Clark’s expedition, Tod Bolsinger, depicts leadership as an unpredictable journey that takes you off the map into uncharted territories.

Format: Podcast

Leadership in a Changing World

This resource, hosted on FULLER Formation, covers key points in Tod Bolsinger’s book about adaptive leadership. FULLER Formation enables you to grow deeper in your faith by providing access to resources from Fuller’s experts and trusted voices.

Format: Online Course

Today’s Church Leadership Is Found in the Marketplace

Tod Bolsinger of Fuller Seminary talks on the Bottom Line Faith podcast about his extensive experience in training, educating, and equipping Christian leaders to serve the Lord.

Format: Podcast

Leadership Vows: What Can People Expect From You?

Contributing Writer, Uli Chi, considers these questions. He explores how leadership vows are means for us to express our most solemn promises and our desire for accountability.

Format: Workbook

Becoming Lead Servants: Another Look at Servant Leadership

Contributing Writer to Life for LeadersUli Chi, considers these questions through the story of Joseph as told through Psalm 105 in this Life for Leaders devotional guide.

Format: Workbook

Love in the Time of Coronavirus

At this extraordinary moment, local leaders — people who lead groups of 10 to 1,000 people — have perhaps the greatest opportunity to shape culture in the United States that they have ever had. This is a guide for those of us who are Christian leaders at this moment.

Format: Article

A hand reaching up from out of choppy water

Leading in a Crisis Devotional Series: The Difference God Makes

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020. Today, the Centers for Disease Control reported that 1,215 people in the U.S. have COVID-19 (AKA, the novel coronavirus). 36 people have died from this disease so far.

Format: Devotional Series

Webinar: The Urgent Need to Lead, Not Manage

This is an urgent time to faithfully lead with depth, creativity, and imagination, and not get stuck in crisis-management mode. What will we learn in this moment about God, the church, and
our communities that might shift our understanding of ministry in the 21st century?

Format: Webinar