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Wisdom for Leaders

Axioms. They’re short, power-packed principles that shape our thinking. Here are three game-changing axioms for young leaders: Show me your friends, I’ll show you your future. A mentor served up this piece of wisdom to me in my young adult years…I only wish I would have heard and embraced them earlier! Without a doubt, we […]

 

Building Community

On my first day of college, I knew almost no one. I was over 500 miles from my family and my high school friends. I had limited “long distance” minutes on my cell phone, and I had less than one-hundred texts a month. (Believe it or not, this was only a decade ago.) I wanted […]

 

Try Something New

“Try Something New.” It’s one of our family values and posted in the entryway of our home. Even though I’ve attempted to live out this value for decades, I need constant reminders to try new things because my natural inclination is to return to the places, people and patterns I know. Why? Because we humans […]

 

Kastens to lead new ministry leadership program

“I have a passion for mentoring young men and women for leadership in the church. Within the context of a nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts education, the Ministry Leadership Program will be a powerful way to develop the next generations of leaders. Education plus experience equals immediate and long-lasting impact for men and women in church leadership.” –Ron Kastens