Category: Servant Leadership

Bob Polk to be Recognized at Doane University

Reverend Dr. Robert L. Polk became a friend of my parents, while attending Doane with them, and was best man at their wedding (in 1952). Bob Polk has had a wonderful life and has been, and is, an inspiration for thousands. Doane University is naming their newly built amphitheater in Robert Polk’s honor, on May …

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Nicholas Winton Rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia

Nicholas Winton Rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia Sir Nicholas Winton was born in Hampstead, London in 1909. For nine months in 1939 he rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia, bringing them to the UK, thereby sparing them from the horrors of the Holocaust. Sir Nicholas died in July 2015, aged 106. This is an an excellent …

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8 Spokes of the Individual Helm & 8 Factors of Engagement

  from: https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2021/02/how-can-you-discover-your-purpose?utm_source=brief See also: https://twitter.com/robtsicora/status/1267788406333071360?s=20 The individual helm There are eight spokes of the individual helm, each contributing to your individual path through life and aligning with the organizational helm to produce synergy within the groups you are a part of. Grab the Helm takes you through each spoke in its own chapter, with …

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Howard Thurman influential American visionary, educator, and leader

Howard Thurman Howard Thurman (Nov. 18, 1899, Daytona Beach, FL – Apr. 10, 1981, San Francisco, CA) was an American author, philosopher, theologian, mystic, educator, preacher, and civil rights leader. As a prominent and inspirational religious figure, he played a leading role in many social justice movements and organizations of the 20th century. Dr. Thurman …

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Ideas on love by Bob Lepine

Your good is my goal, should be a driving force to maintain love for a lasting marriage. It involves commitment and self sacrifice. Philippians 2:3-4 Psalm 34:3

God permits what he hates to accomplish what he loves.

God permits what he hates to accomplish what he loves. And ‘the accomplishing’ might be through his followers.

Ephesians 4:11-12

Equipped, for works, for service, build up the body of Christ.

Servant Leader – Jim McClarey

Servant Leader I am so glad I have been able to get to know, work along side, and become friends with this man. I’ve gone on 13 mission trips (and about as many ski trips) with Jim McClarey (in blue). Those who have gone on the mission trips know that being there with Jim is …

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“The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christians have forgotten that the ministry of listening has been committed to them by Him who is Himself the great listener and whose work they should share. We should listen with the ears of God that we may speak the Word of God. “The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer https://tollelege.wordpress.com/2009/03/20/the-ministry-of-listening-by-dietrich-bonhoeffer/ See also https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/688582-there-is-a-kind-of-listening-with-half-an-ear 

Ten Practical Ways To Take Your Ministry To The Next Level

This is a very good post by Tim Price. Ten Practical Ways To Take Your Ministry To The Next Level – Click here Does look toward taking it to the next level, but also about building foundations, intentionality, and sustainability. Under Document Your Ministry he has a good list: Vision; Culture; Process; Main Thing; Fully …

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