John C. Maxwell eBooks
John C. Maxwell is an American author of Evangelical Christian books about leadership. Born in Michigan in 1947, Maxwell studied at Ohio Christian University before getting graduate degrees at Azusa Pacific University and Fully Theological Seminary.
Maxwell’s career has included being a church leader in Indiana, Ohio, Florida, and California. He served as a senior pastor in San Diego for 14 years, leaving in 1995. At that time, he turned his attention to writing and speaking.
As a writer, Maxwell’s first books were published in the late 1970s and early 1980s. These included Think on These Things, from 1979, and Tough Question s- Honest Answers, published in 1985. His 1993 book, Developing the Leader Within You, was a best seller.
Maxwell has published over sixty books. His titles have been on the New York Times best seller list, as well as those of the Wall Street Journal and Business Week. Along with Developing the Leader Within You, his 1998 book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, and his 1999 book, The 21 Indespensable Qualities of a Leader, have sold over a million copies.
Since 2008, Maxwell has served as a guest pastor at the Crystal Cathedral in California. These services have also been broadcast on television on the Hour of Power.
Maxwell lives in Florida, and continues to publish new books. His most recent title, The 5 Levels of Leadership, was published in 2011. He also regularly speaks to a variety of companies, government leaders, and organizations.