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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
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
Living Together in a Diverse Christian Community

Living Together in a Diverse Christian Community

APNTS chapel theme for year: “Break Down Walls— Build Bridges— Bond in Love” Living Together in a Diverse Christian Community Ephesians 4:1-3, 25-32 Periodically I was asked the question while serving as… 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
Board Development Assessment Tool

Board Development Assessment Tool

Organizational development issues for nonprofit companies have been on my mind in recent weeks. Recently, I reflected again on the Nazarene Compassionate Ministry, Inc. APEX Project, an assessment tool developed by NCMI to assist Faith-Based Organizations and Non-Government… Read More
Measuring Your Progress

Measuring Your Progress

You will benefit from reading below the recent post by Russ Bredholt, Measuring Your Progress.” Dr. Bredholt is president of Bredholt and Associates. Check his website at www.strategist.com. He gave his permission to BoardServe.org to share the article. Read More
Church Board Survey Draft

Church Board Survey Draft

  I welcome your comments to a draft “survey monkey” questionnaire I have prepared for local church board members planning to attend a series of district meetings in October. The survey will be distributed in several weeks. Which question(s)… Read More

Think Questions Devotional

Rev. Rex Rigby, Australia National Superintendent, Wesleyan Methodist Church, and District Superintendent, Queensland South District and me following a session today of the National Board of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Australia. Click here to read the presentation,… Read More