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A Shepherd In The Boardroom

The current issue of Ministry Today for September-October with Dr. Mark Rutland, president of Oral Roberts University (ORU), as the guest editor, is now available.

With the theme on leadership, the issue features excellent articles, including ORU Dean Steve Greene's "A Shepherd in the Boardroom." Click here to read the pastor's role in mentoring business leaders.

You can also click here to read the Charisma News story on plans for Dr. Rutland to hand reigns of ORU to its next president in the summer of 2013. We have partnered with Dr. Rutland on the National Institute of Christian Leadership (NICL), which is an intense training and learning experience. There's still time to attend the next session, which will be held Nov. 7-9 at Strang Center in Lake Mary, Fla., the headquarters of Ministry Today.

Dr. Rutland, who has more than 30 years of business and ministry experience, offers leadership training that will positively impact your congregation and community. You can also plan to attend the four sessions of NICL in 2012: Feb. 6-8 (Leadership Management); March 26-28 (Staff & Volunteers: Building, Directing & Leading for Quality); Sept. 10-12 (Preaching & Worship: Excellence in Expression); and Nov. 12-14 (Turning the Ship: Strategic Leadership for Growth).

Several universities recognize Dr. Rutland's leadership training. By completing the four-session course, you can earn college credit towards your degree. For more information on the National Institute of Christian Leadership, contact Daniel Prince at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call him at 407-333-7106 or click here.

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