The Importance of Story in Uncovering Values for Congregational Leadership

Introduction Throughout my career, I have attended countless continuing education events and read a dozen books on church leadership all with the same theme: congregations need a clear mission and Continue Reading

Appreciative Itineracy

You want me to go where??? One of the distinguishing characteristics of pastoral ministry in the United Methodist Church is itineracy.  Pastors within United Methodist structures are “appointed” to churches Continue Reading

Campus Ministry Sustained

Today’s Class Will Meet on Zoom What the New Arms Race in Higher Education Means Believe me, before I entered the doctor of ministry program at Emory’s Candler School of Theology Continue Reading

Ecclesiastical Mentors for Women In Ministry

  Developing Intentional Ecclesiastical Mentors for Women in Ministry “Encouraging and Strengthening Others” The locally established African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Women in Ministry groups could benefit from employing their Continue Reading

Boundary Leadership: a Video-Based Small Group Curriculum

BOUNDARY LEADERSHIP AT EMORY The past three years of course work and research in the Emory University community have deeply shaped my view of how community is formed and how Continue Reading