Entries by SLD

From the Director’s Desk – February 2015

Credibility, according to Wikipedia, has two key components:  trustworthiness and expertise.  Both have objective and subjective components.  In his excellent book The Speed of Trust, Stephen Covey says that trust is the greatest leadership competency of the 21st Century.  Trust and credibility go hand in glove. Missionmover is focusing on the leader(ship) attribute of credibility in this month’s […]

From the Director’s Desk – March 2015

This month’s theme is “Leadership Challenges.”  I informally surveyed a couple of groups of people where themes such as time management and micromanagement emerged.  Dr. Charles Conniry taught a class in Leadership from a Biblical and Theological viewpoint.  I offer his challenges for your review.  Stepping into God’s call:  overcoming fear and reluctance Dealing with […]

From the Director’s Desk – April 2015

“As leaders, we teach what we know but we reproduce what we are…it (leadership) is both something you are and something you do[1].” Jesus lived what He taught.  The greatest among you is a servant.  You must die in order to live.  If you love me, you will obey me.  His life was a lived sermon.  […]

Director’s Desk – March 2016

God’s Masterpiece As one of the world’s premier art museums and home to such famed cultural icons as “Mona Lisa,” the Louvre in Paris ought to have nailed the answer to the simple question, “What is a masterpiece?”  But no. When the museum posed that query to a bunch of its curators a few years […]