Selected Articles

The articles and videos on the Leighton Ford Ministries website have been created and developed by Leighton and Kevin Ford and their ministry partners for their calling of helping to develop healthy churches and healthy leaders for Christ’s kingdom.

Please feel free to utilize these materials at no charge for this purpose. And when you do please clearly reference Leighton Ministries in your work and ministry.


The Art of Asking Spiritual Questions
Building a Church Safety Net
Building Trust
The Church Organizational Model
Competing Values
Critical Interpersonal Skills
An Emerging Generation of Evangelists
Evangelist Training
From Tourists to Pilgrims
The Gift of Listening
How to Effectively Manage Your Church
How to Leave a Congregation Well
The Mentoring Community Booklet
Pastor Search Guide
Pastor’s Non-Interlocking Responsibilities
Political Relationships
Red Zone
Shadow Living
The 10 Critical Leadership Behaviors
The Relational Processes that Surround Us
The Well-Defined Leader
Wholly and Holy Listening