There may not be a perfect metaphor for leadership. Does "shepherd" really work?
Norman Sandridge is an assistant professor of classics at Howard University, where he teaches “Leadership in the Ancient World.”
The evidence from the ancient world is that it’s really, really hard. What has your experience been?
We often take a leader's ambition to be a bad thing. But the late 5th Century BC figure Xenophon shows the good of a love of honor—if conjoined with a love of learning and humanity.
Applications Open for the 2023 Reflective Leadership Grant
This grant program is for leaders who are ready to design the next chapter in their ministry. We welcome applicants who serve in a range of leadership roles, from project director to senior administrator, and who are working in a variety of organizations, including denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, consultancies, congregations, Christian nonprofits, Christian social enterprises and others.
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