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ASK STRATEGIC QUESTIONS

ASK STRATEGIC QUESTIONS

I spent parts of two days recently with a local church board in a board retreat. It was energizing for me and beneficial to the board members. Among other topics, we spent some time discussing the “Lifespan… Read More
A Sacred Trust

A Sacred Trust

What a profound privilege and responsibility recently to lead the 2013- 2017 General Board, Church of the Nazarene, in a board orientation and development session. The 52 elected members of the board came from the six global regions… Read More
Succession at McDonalds: the most important role a governing board plays

Succession at McDonalds: the most important role a governing board plays

The question of succession planning is an increasingly important responsibility of governing boards of colleges, universities, seminaries, Read More
A phenomenal week in Cuba!

A phenomenal week in Cuba!

A phenomenal week in Cuba! What a privilege and delight for me to return to the Nazarene Seminary in Havana, Cuba for the historic activities of the 45th annual district assembly of the Cuba district, Church of the… Read More
The Mentoring Role of a Pastor

The Mentoring Role of a Pastor

I remember conducting my first local church Board two-day planning retreat.  What a blessing for me!  The retreat format was built around “Characteristics of Strong and Effective Board Members.”  Upon completing the retreat, a board member shared with… Read More
Questions ‘Decisive’ Leaders Need to Ask…and Answer

Questions ‘Decisive’ Leaders Need to Ask…and Answer

I shared a brief summary of my journey in leading faith communities in a “Leadership Seminar” during the recent 30th anniversary celebration of the Asia Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, Manila, Philippines. The presentation, “Questions ‘Decisive’ Leaders Need to… Read More
BoardServe Tour at North & Central Florida

BoardServe Tour at North & Central Florida

BoardServe Tour North Florida and Central Florida Districts Church of the Nazarene Recently I completed a two-week tour with Dr. Orville Jenkins, Jr., and Dr. Larry Dennis on their districts focused on pastors and their local… Read More
PLEASE COMPLETE THE CHURCH BOARD QUESTIONNAIRE

PLEASE COMPLETE THE CHURCH BOARD QUESTIONNAIRE

“If you lead a local church board, or are a church board member, please complete the (ten minute max) SurveyMonkey  “Board Development Questionnaire” at the link below. I am preparing for an October BoardServe tour in my home… Read More