Founded in 1852, The Christian Recorder -- the official newspaper of the AME Church -- is the world’s oldest black newspaper. And its new editor says his task is to ensure that it remains a vibrant voice for the church and the African-American community.
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The Rev. Faith Fowler is the executive director of Cass Community Social Services, which is spearheading the $1.5-million dollar project to build tiny homes for people who have been shut out of homeownership. Photo by Diane Weiss.
The Rev. Faith Fowler shares a few lessons from her work as pastor of Detroit’s Cass Community UMC and executive director of Cass Community Social Services.
Charles Hamilton Houston seated at his desk in 1939. Library of Congress / Washington Press Photograph
More than two decades before Brown v. Board of Education, the dean of Howard University School of Law built a network of relationships and practices for the purpose of preparing a cadre of leaders to transform society, not simply practice law.
Many churches and institutions ask for feedback yet signal in subtle or not-so-subtle ways that they only want to hear what they’re doing well, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A summer kayaking adventure illustrates that the skills needed for successful paddling work in Christian institutions as well, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
To receive the gifts and overcome the challenges in an intergenerational community, a leader must communicate effectively, listen for values, understand events that have shaped generational worldviews, harvest wisdom and continue learning, writes a managing director for Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Organizations large and small need to invest in leadership capacity, especially if they are considering scaling their projects, says the co-founder and managing partner of The Bridgespan Group.
Managing the culture of an institution is a leader’s work, says a professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He offers three suggestions to cultivate a healthy culture.
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