Leading and Enduring

  Recently, I sent the following e-mail to my staff: “I did it! Five K’s in 38.18 minutes! Not bad for my first run!” At my age, with… Read More


I have been thinking much about the relationship between leading and praying since I posted the manuscript recently of a presentation I gave to a class in July at the Nazarene Seminary in Costa Rica. To read the… Read More


  I remember the conviction… Read More

48th Anniversary and Spanish Language study

  A Very Special 48th Anniversary Adventure. Indeed! Anne and I recently celebrated our 48 wedding anniversary by spending four weeks on the campus of The Nazarene Seminary of the Americas in San Jose, Costa… Read More

Vision for Nazarene Higher Education

Is this vision statement sufficiently broad and inclusive to engage the 54 International Board of Education, Church of the Nazarene colleges, universities and seminaries without undermining the mission statement of each individual school?… Read More

Funding For Evangelism and Mission

Lausanne Issue Group #27 This material is an excerpt from a longer article I co-wrote, which can be accessed by clicking here. Introduction:   Lausanne 2004 … Conference on World Evangelization … addressed… Read More

Leading Faithfully a Community of Faith

During the past few years, I pursued a fundamental question for Christian leaders in a faith community. How does my Christian faith inform and guide the way I lead a faith community — local church congregation; a Christian… Read More

“Life is too short. . .”

Administration Building Caribbean Nazarene College Thoughts from the commencement address at the Caribbean Nazarene College Port of Spain, Trinidad May 29, 2010 E. LeBron Fairbanks  … Read More