These are challenging days to be the church and even more challenging to be a leader within the church. It is also a great opportunity to find new ways to do ministry and thrive as leaders in the church. To that end,
I recommend the book Canoeing the Mountains - Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory by Tod Bolsinger. I've found it insightful, challenging, and encouraging as I look at the work I do as pastor and the leadership I provide the congregation.
Here's Tod talking about the book's focus and why he wrote it:
Pick up the book through IV Press: http://www.ivpress.com/cgi-ivpress/book.pl/code=4126