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Accepting Others and a “Non-anxious” Presence

Accepting Others and a “Non-anxious” Presence

In light of recent events nationally, regionally and locally, and in our faith communities, I have been thinking about and editing an earlier blog post on the subject of “Leader and Presence.” In the book, Cross-Cultural Connections, the author states… Read More
A Journey of Maturing Faith and Painful Encounters!

A Journey of Maturing Faith and Painful Encounters!

I found myself in recent days returning to the Epilogue of my book, Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers. Actually, I read it rather often, as a prayer. The words in the “Epilogue” characterize me at my best… Read More
Christian Leadership and Biblical Hospitality

Christian Leadership and Biblical Hospitality

Ten years ago, December 12, 2009, to be exact, I returned to the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio, to deliver the winter commencement address. Please find below a summary of the thoughts I shared with the… Read More
THE MEASURE OF GREATNESS

THE MEASURE OF GREATNESS

The edited address below was given on September 9, 2019 at the Korea Nazarene University on the occasion of the inauguration service and ceremony of Dr. David Kyungsoo Kim as the new KNU president. I remember sitting in a… Read More
My Journey with Nazarene Higher Education

My Journey with Nazarene Higher Education

(Slightly edited and reprinted as “Forever Yes: My Spirit-Led Journey with Nazarene Higher Education” in Holiness Today, August 2019)   It was in a Nazarene institution that I answered the “control” question in my life. During my sophomore year at… Read More
Study Questions by Chapters

Study Questions by Chapters

Elsewhere on my blog pages, I discuss the strategic importance of asking the right questions as we lead others in faith communities. See blog posts, “Questions Decisive Leaders Need to Ask…and Answer” (November 25, 2013), and “Ask Strategic… Read More
Passing on to a younger generation…!

Passing on to a younger generation…!

The book, Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers is intended to serve as a multi-lingual, cross-cultural, and baccalaureate-level text on leading decisively and faithfully in Christian communities. It reflects convictions to which I remain captive, as I live… Read More
Oberammergau Passion Play & the Danube River Cruise: A Cultural and Spiritual Heritage Tour with Dr. E. LeBron and Anne Fairbanks

Oberammergau Passion Play & the Danube River Cruise: A Cultural and Spiritual Heritage Tour with Dr. E. LeBron and Anne Fairbanks

Join Dr. E. LeBron and Anne Fairbanks aboard an AmaWaterways river ship after spending 4 days in Germany and Austria and witnessing the Oberammergau Passion Play. Your cruise embarks from Vilshofen and winds its way through Europe. You’ll end your… Read More