Stan Toler

Biography

Dr. Stan A. Toler is a general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene with an office at the Global Ministry Center of the denomination in Lenexa, Kansas.
He was chosen for the highest elected office in the church at the 27th General Assembly at Orlando, Florida, in July 2009, after serving for 40 years as a pastor in Ohio, Florida, Tennessee and Oklahoma.
Toler has written over 70 books, including his best¬sellers, God Has Never Failed Me, But He’s Sure Scared Me to Death a Few Times; The Buzzards Are Circling, But God’s Not Finished With Me Yet; God’s Never Late, He’s Seldom Early, He’s Always Right on Time; The Secret Blend; Practical Guide to Pastoral Ministry; The Inspirational Speaker’s Sourcebook, ReThink Your Life, and his popular Minute Motivator series.
Toler recently was honored with a honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Southern Nazarene University.
He and his wife Linda, an educator, have two sons, Seth and Adam, daughters¬in¬law, Marcy and Amanda, and one grandson Rhett.

Books

The Secret Blend: A Parable of Rich Relationships
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Joe Conrad has just signed the richest contract in the history of his Seattle ad agency, which means a nice raise and a hefty bonus. So why does he feel so empty? One morning in a local coffee shop, Joe's life changes forever when he reads a curious question printed on his coffee cup. What kind of place is this?
How to Strengthen Your Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
The TQL Bible Study series is a set of four studies based on the four critical life spheres covered in Stan Toler's Total Quality Life: thought, health, finances, and faith. These Bible studies will help you dig deep into Scripture passages related to the four major themes, with a focus on applying the Scripture for life transformation.
Minute Motivators for Dieters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Food alone doesn't make a diet. Right food choices are just one part of a successful diet plan. the other ingredients include direction, determination, and discernment. Dieting isn't just about what goes into your mouth; it's also about what goes into your mind. Minute Motivators for Dieters will be your friend as you make wise decisions about your lifestyle.
The Buzzards are Circling, But God's Not Done with Me Yet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Have you ever needed a little encouragement? Couldn't your spirits use a little lift from time to time? In this humorous and delightful collection of stories and life lessons, you'll discover how you can experience hope, joy, and peace, even in life's most trying times.
The Exceptional Leader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
Written as a dialogue between a seasoned leader and a young businessman, the one-on-one conversation re-veals proven, common-sense leadership principles and instruction on how to lead holistically, with heart and soul.
Practical Guide for Leading Church Boards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,840. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Working with a church’s governing board is a leadership task like no other and many pastors struggle to avoid its pitfalls. With this guide, pastors will learn effective management skills.
Practical Guide for Leading Staff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
How can senior pastors help others reach their ministry potential? With this guide the pastor will learn about the character of a leader.
Practical Guide to Hiring Staff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Getting the right staff at the right time can make or break a con-gregation’s momen-tum. Toler shares secrets that will make your first hire the right one.
Give to Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
In Give to Live, best-selling author Stan Toler inspires and equips Christians to live generously and to trust God with their finances and lives. John Wesley said we should earn all we can, save all we can, and give all we can. This is great advice, but the reality for many Christians today is more like, “Earn all you can, can all you get and sit on the lid!”
Devotions for Pastors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
From a pastor’s heart to understanding the role and responsibility of a pastor, best-selling author Stan Toler knows the importance of encouraging and inspiring pastors through devotions designed to renew a pastor’s outlook and spiritual life given the daily demands and burdens they embrace.
Practical Guide for Ministry Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Many pastors wonder if the time is right for a pastoral move. Toler comes alongside the pastor in transition to offer wise counsel and timely insight.
Practical Guide to Solo Ministry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Offers practical advice with warmth and wisdom for the pastor whose staff meeting is held with the mirror.
ReThink Your Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
In ReThink Your Life, best-selling author and leadership mentor Stan Toler outlines the practical steps anyone can take to discover purpose, focus, decision-making, and improve their quality of life by renewing the mind. This helpful book will lead readers to genuine life change through the most basic Christian discipline—renewing the mind.
Total Quality Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Total Quality Life gives you the tools you need to grow in each of these four areas. The result will be increased levels of satisfaction, confidence, and effectiveness at work and at home. You’ll see changes in your life—for the better!
Practical Guide to Pastoral Ministry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Make Stan Toler your ministry mentor and learn from one of the nation’s most reputable senior pastors!
The Relational Leader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Fiction » Christian » General
The Relational Leader: A Parable of Business Success offers powerful principles you can implement for a more vibrant, satisfying, balanced life.
Minute Motivators for New Believers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Everyone needs an occasional motivational boost now and then! With quick, practical, and inspirational quotes, scriptures and bite-sized readings, Stan Toler shares wisdom and encouragement to tackle the challenges of everyday life.
Minute Motivators for Teens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Everyone needs an occasional motivational boost now and then! With quick, practical, and inspirational quotes, scriptures and bite-sized readings, Stan Toler shares wisdom and encouragement to tackle the challenges of everyday life.
God Can Do Anything but Fail, So Try Parasailing in a Windstorm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Stan Toler has the tenacity of a giant, housed in the frame of one who obviously wouldn't be a starting center for a professional basketball team. When he says "God Can Do Anything But Fail!" you'd better believe that he has test driven it on rural roads and city streets. This is a book for those who want to be overcomers, written by a man who has been there, done that, and bought the T-shirt.
Minute Motivators for Men
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Everywhere, there are men who have decided to live above the trends. These men are more interested in making a difference than in making a million. They refuse to trade principle for power, love for lust, or compassion for a promotion. Minute Motivators for Men is a playbook. Paragraph by paragraph, sentence by sentence, this book will give you the insights that will put you in scoring position.
Minute Motivators for Graduates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Dust Jacket. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
Minute Motivators for Graduates is not a book with all of the answers. It’s a book with some of the answers. There are no cookie¬cutter principles here, no template for life. Just practical, powerful, and helpful hints for turning the first days of the rest of your life into something powerful and productive. Congratulations on the start of a fantastic journey!

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