Each time I start a session of servant leadership training I ask the group about who they think of when they think of servant leadership. Many times either “my mother”, or generically “mothers” comes up. Around Mother’s Day I always like to highlight why I think Mothers are servant leaders. First, Mothers provide purpose, vision, […]
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I lost my lifetime mentor when my Dad passed away on Monday of last week. He had fought a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, having been diagnosed 15 years ago. I will greatly miss him, but it is certainly a blessing knowing that my Dad no longer suffers and is now in heaven, living eternally […]
I had the opportunity to attend, and present a workshop on Leadership Roundtable / Servant Leadership at a Best Practices for Ministry Conference in Phoenix last week. This conference was a phenomenal example of servant leadership at it’s finest. Over 500 people attended this Conference. It consisted of daily keynote speeches as well as 110 […]
This week I had the honor of speaking to a Servant Leadership Class at Gustavus Adolphus College, in St. Peter, MN. This was an elective “J” Term (January Interim Experience) Class open to all students at Gustavus. Therefore the students were there because they wanted to be there to learn more about servant leadership! Jeff […]
I had the opportunity to meet with, and then hear a true servant leader speak on Friday. His name is John Turnipseed and he works for Urban Ventures in South Minneapolis, MN. John is an individual that had an extremely rough childhood and early adult life in South Minneapolis. About as bad as anything I […]