Doctor of Leadership in Global Perspectives: Crafting Ministry in an Interconnected World

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Day and Night

By: on December 3, 2023

Introduction In the institutional realm of church congregations and ministries, where the pursuit of spiritual enlightenment and community joy reigns, an ominous force lurks in the shadows, threatening to undermine the very foundations of faith. This power is darkness, Night, death, and lies, and it targets its prey with careful execution over long periods when…

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By: on November 29, 2023

Hillsong NYC During the height of COVID-19 in 2020, a mega-star Church pastor fell from grace and rocked the world. He was an instrumental mentor to Justin Bieber. This pastor sat with Bishop T.D. Jakes exchanged powerful insights into racism and how to guard against it and, more importantly, at the time, how to process…

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What Kills Us Makes Others Stronger…. or So Im told.

By: on November 21, 2023

According to OPEN AI: “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a thought-provoking book that explores the concept of ‘antifragility’ – a property of systems that increase in capability, resilience, or robustness as a result of stressors, shocks, volatility, noise, mistakes, faults, attacks, or failures.Taleb argues that instead of merely being…

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Simon Walker… Part 2

By: on November 20, 2023

This book is the second part of Simon Walkers Trilogy. Simon Walker looks at the concepts of power within leadership and explains the eight strategies of power that an organization can adopt. I did find it interesting that a majority of the leaders that this UK based author chose was from the states. Although I…

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Humble Criticism

By: on November 18, 2023

Introduction: My Personal Opinion Daniel Liberman’s book, Spellbound, was a difficult read for me. I tackled a few chapters a day for the past week and with all due respect, I felt like some of the text was indirectly dark. The more I read about unlocking the potential of our minds with references to magic,…

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Sticks and Stones

By: on November 17, 2023

Sticks and Stones How many times as children did we used to say, ‘STICKS AND STONES MAY BREAK MY BONES BUT NAMES WILL NEVER HURT ME?’ Growing up, I used to say it all the time. Then, several years after giving my life to Christ, I began to learn the meaning of words. And I…

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♪♩♫ Fa la la la la la la la Leadership! ♩♫ ♪

By: on November 17, 2023

The book the Sound of Leadership by Jules Glanzer is a comprehensive guide for aspiring and established leaders to build healthy rhythms and harmonize their teams. Get it… HARMONIZE? Bada bum….    I’m late to this blog but I’m not sad about it!  It truly helped me a lot with this one! I was having…

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Keep Calm….and Find That GRIT!

By: on November 16, 2023

Rare Leadership is a pocket book guide on how to build and cultivate emotional maturity while developing effective leadership habits. This becomes a catalyst for a  robust and productive work environment! The book centers on the acronym R.A.R.E.    Here’s a quick rundown of my thoughts on the acronym:   R- Remain Relational: Be kind,…

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It’s never too late to remember… Oxnaforda

By: on November 16, 2023

If I would have told my high school self… that I would be staying on campus at Christ Church College I would have called myself a liar. Truly. I was finishing school a year early out of happenstance mainly that I had simply finished school early. I took a few classes by mail for fun,…

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How Do We Stop The Stumbling Block?

By: on November 14, 2023

Certain books possess such exceptional quality that they engross readers to an extent where stopping becomes unthinkable. Then there are some books that are so outstanding like “The Scandal of Leadership” that comprehending the entirety of the author’s intended message becomes extremely challenging due to the multitude of intricate aspects which require not only careful…

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It’s Me, I’m The Problem, It’s ME!

By: on November 13, 2023

Disclaimer: It is important to me to say that I value the time that the author put into this book, and I value him as a person. I value the author as a medical doctor.  I also want to encourage all of you that even if your WHITE FLAG is waving (System 2 thinking) like…

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Dig Deeper and Find a Meaning for You

By: on November 12, 2023

“We tell ourselves stories about who we are, where we would like to be and how we are going to get there. These stories regulate our emotions, by determining their significance of all the things we encounter and all the events we experience. We regard things that get us on our way as positive, things…

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Good and Evil, Knowledge, and Ideology

By: on November 12, 2023

Introduction Jordan Peterson explores mythological stories from religion, rituals, drama, and mythology to provide a philosophical and psychological narrative of the hero. His work, Maps of Meaning, also provides a window into how myths have helped form how humans make sense of the world through shared stories. Peterson explores the psychological aspects of meaning and…

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Chaos and Order

By: on November 10, 2023

Introduction Dr. Jordan B. Peterson thoroughly investigates the human experience in his book, Maps of Meaning. Peterson provides the reader with insights from philosophy, mythology, and religion; and positions his psychological perspective around understanding the importance of meaning. He opens with “Something we cannot see protects us from something we do not understand. The thing…

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Following the Heart of God for His People

By: on November 5, 2023

Introduction The Sound of Leadership by Dr. Jules Glanzer is analogous to a ‘little black book’ for leadership. It is a handbook on how to integrate your inner faith with your calling – whether that’s in the marketplace or kingdom setting. And the book is so practical it applies from the C-suite to the K-suite…

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Mellifluous Sonority of Existential Sounds 

By: on November 4, 2023

I was blessed with the opportunity to attend a leadership cruise this week and I can hear the waves breaking behind the boat as I type this blog post.  There is a consistent rhythm in the rear of the ship where my room is, like a peaceful song looping repeatedly – offering instant joy and…

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Without Donald, We Wouldn’t Have This Book! Wait….What?

By: on October 31, 2023

“Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment” is a book by Francis Fukuyama. He makes the bold statement at the first of the book that without the two surprise elections that year in Britain and in America he wouldn’t have written this book at all! This book looks at the concept of…

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Successful Capitalism?

By: on October 30, 2023

Introduction Postmodernism is a complex and multifaceted intellectual movement that emerged in the mid-20th Century. It challenges the modernist belief in universal truths, grand narratives, and the idea of objective reality. Postmodernists argue that social, cultural, and historical contexts shape all knowledge and reality.[1] While postmodernism has influenced various fields, including art, literature, and politics,…

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How real can it be?

By: on October 30, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an unavoidable aspect of our lives, changing fields around the world such as education. With the growth of the AI technology as a whole, students now have access to a plethora of tools and services that can help them study more effectively. However, understanding the dangers, limits, and opportunities of…

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What is it going to take?

By: on October 29, 2023

“Lloyd powerfully joins a growing and urgent literature on the relationship among civic ideals, political and social morality, racial identity, and the emotions. I suspect Black Dignity will quickly become a fixture in conversations concerning visions of America against the backdrop of racial violence and inequity.”—Christopher J. Lebron, author of The Making of Black Lives…

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