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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
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
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