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Live and Lead with the Mind of Christ

Live and Lead with the Mind of Christ

I spoke on Monday, August 15, in the Global Ministry Center chapel service. The service provided for me an opportunity to share with my colleagues a critical component of my faith journey in the vocation of Chrisitan higher education administration. Twice in… Read More
Role Models of Generosity and Stewardship

Role Models of Generosity and Stewardship

The blog post below contains a draft of another chapter on the board development book by Drs. James Couchenour, Dwight Gunter,and myself. Twelve chapters have now been written. The book will be published in 2012 by Nazarene Publishing… Read More

Humility, Brokenness, and Leadership

The relationship between humility, brokenness and leadership in the real worked often presents conflicting expectations and multiple demands for the leader.  In these situations, how do we lead Christianly, consistently and with vision and courage?  How can we… Read More
Integrity Matters

Integrity Matters

Integrity has been defined as honesty, consistency and coherency. The same inside and outside. It is the number one trait people want in leaders. It’s what members of churches or companies assume they will receive from… Read More
Prerequisites for Leadership

Prerequisites for Leadership

Dr. Harold W. Reed Olivet Nazarene College, President 1949-1975 The International Reed Institute was founded by the late Harold W. Reed,… Read More
Leader and Presence

Leader and Presence

  I have been thinking recently about an earlier blog that discusses leadership and acceptance. In the book, CROSS CULTURAL CONNECTIONS, the author states that “what John 3:16 is to the unbeliever, Romans 15:7… Read More
The Pastor as Leader

The Pastor as Leader

What a delight recently to return to Mount Vernon Nazarene University to teach a one week intensive module on the subject, “The Pastor as Leader: Leading a Christian Community of Faith.” This is the fifth time… Read More
Legal and Program Audit

Legal and Program Audit

You may notice a new blog banner with this post. It highlights the increasing emphasis of the blog on leadership and board development. In the months ahead, I plan to focus on the critical issues of governing board effectiveness, and… Read More