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Church and Para-church Leadership

A guide to church and para-church leadership resources in the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Welcome to the Church and Para-Church Leadership Research Guide! If you would like to see other information or helps added to this guide or if you have any questions about completing an assignment, please contact the library using the contact information available throughout this guide.

Why Use Background Information?

Background information:

  • Shows how a topic fits into a broader subject or discipline.
  • Helps you to know if there is enough or too much information on a topic.
  • Provides access to the specific vocabulary which serves as keywords for searching.
  • Often contains bibliographies which point to key resources and experts to consult.

Request Copies

Reference Sources:  The Jessie C. Eury Library has a large collection of reference materials.

  • Reference sources may be used within the library.
  • Reference sources may be scanned or photocopied for personal use. 
  • Bible commentaries may be checked out overnight. 
  • Students not on campus may request a scanned copy of a section of any reference source. Scanned copies are delivered electronically to the student's Lincoln Christian University email address.
  • To request a scan from a reference book, fill out the Interlibrary Loan Request Form below with as much information as possible indicating you desire a scan of the pages.‚Äč

To learn more about reference sources available in the Jessie C. Eury Library, consult the Reference or Background Information section of the subject guide which most closely matches your area of study.