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Nurturing Trust: Leadership Qualities for Developing a Reputation for Trustworthiness

Nurturing Trust: Leadership Qualities for Developing a Reputation for Trustworthiness

I met with approximately 50 pastors on July 14 who are enrolled in the ministerial course of study on the Florida district. The Saturday event was designed to introduce the students to the course, “Leading the People of God,” using… Read More
Spanish and Korean editions now available!

Spanish and Korean editions now available!

My book, "Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers" has been translated into the Spanish language and is now available on Amazon. The Korean Nazarene Publishing House published the Korean edition of the book in March. Please click the links below to access the English, Spanish and Korean editions of the book. Read More
Whatever Happens, Walk Worthy!

Whatever Happens, Walk Worthy!

What a privilege and delight to speak this week (November 14-16) in chapel services on the campus of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary. The Seminary community intentionally focused on celebrating the 34th anniversary of the founding of APNTS and on deepening… Read More
The Struggle with Strategy

The Struggle with Strategy

“No worthwhile strategy can be planned without taking into account the organization’s ability to execute it.” –From Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan It’s fairly common that when things go bad in corporate life there’s a tendency to blame the marketplace,… Read More
Leadership as Hospitality…biblically understood!

Leadership as Hospitality…biblically understood!

For several years I envisioned writing a book on the subject of “Spiritual hospitality and Christian leadership.” I included a chapter in the book, Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers (pages 207-215) on this theme. During a sabbatical… Read More
Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers

Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers

The book, Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers, is intended to serve as a multi-lingual, cross-cultural, and baccalaureate-level Read More
Pastors’ Forum at the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership of SNU

Pastors’ Forum at the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership of SNU

Enjoyed returning to the beautiful Southern Nazarene University campus recently to participate in a Pastors’ Forum at the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership of SNU. Dr. Stan Toler is the executive director of the Resource Center. Read More
A Ministry-focused Leader Review

A Ministry-focused Leader Review

For years I have taken seriously the discipline of a structured yearly review by my supervisor and/or a committee of the Board of Trustees to whom I reported. Administrators who worked with me over the years at Mount Vernon Nazarene… Read More