Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers
The book, Leading Decisively! Leading Faithfully! Reflections and Markers, is intended to serve as a multi-lingual, cross-cultural, and baccalaureate-level Read More
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
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
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!
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
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
Pastors’ Forum at the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership of SNU
Enjoyed returning to the beautiful Southern Nazarene University campus recently to participate in a Pastors’ Forum at the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership of SNU. Dr. Stan Toler is the executive director of the Resource Center. Read More
A Ministry-focused Leader Review
For years I have taken seriously the discipline of a structured yearly review by my supervisor and/or a committee of the Board of Trustees to whom I reported. Administrators who worked with me over the years at Mount Vernon Nazarene… Read More