How ya doing? Do you really care?

2018-02-15T14:08:27+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|

Who will you meet today in an unexpected encounter, whether in a combat area, passageway, flight line, or on drills and maneuvers? And what will you say—and hear? In your command, how will you show Christ in your servant leadership?

What is OCF?

2017-12-08T11:42:43+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|

It’s not unusual to hear people ask, “What is OCF?” or “What does OCF do?” They may wonder if OCF is a club of officers like-minded in their Christian faith, or just the local Bible study fellowship they attend.

Perspectives on servant leadership

2017-12-01T11:10:38+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Categories: Leadership|

The term “servant leadership” evokes a varied range of impressions as to what that really means, looks like, and how it plays out in real life. At first glance, the seemingly incongruous servant leadership concept appears especially contrary in business settings or military circles where typically bosses lead, employees serve.

Six ways to follow Jesus’ example and become a transformational leader

2017-02-28T12:30:34+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Categories: General, Leadership|

Transformational leaders help people understand the purpose, objectives and values of an organization by articulating a clear and appealing vision. From both a practical and biblical perspective, transformational leadership inspires, develops and empowers followers; it also hones our leadership skills so we become better leaders.

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How do others see you?

2017-12-17T13:56:32+00:00 December 12th, 2013|Categories: Executive Director, Leadership|

How do others see you fulfilling your dual commissions? Do they see a leader who cares for them with the heart of Jesus, who is humble, grace-filled and selfless, and who ultimately serves the One and only Lord? As you serve your nation and serve your Lord, you will have ample opportunities to shine the Light of Christ through your love and service to others.

Leadership Q&A

2010-08-10T00:00:00+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

Jesus has called us to take a stand in such a time as this. Laying low, and compromising are outside of our calling.

What Are You Reading?

2010-04-27T00:00:00+00:00 April 27th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

When I was on the faculty of the Army War College one of my favorite questions to ask visiting senior leaders, was "What are you reading right now?"

What’s Your Altitude

2010-02-11T00:00:00+00:00 February 11th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

Did you know that your altitude determines your attitude? Jesus, the highest being there ever was and ever will be, voluntarily lowered Himself.


2009-07-22T00:00:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2009|Categories: Leadership|

There are no guarantees that any of us will be promoted. But we do have the assurance that we can rest in Him.

Three Looks

2009-06-29T00:00:00+00:00 June 29th, 2009|Categories: Leadership|

As Christian officers desiring to exercise biblical leadership -- faced with constant flux and in the process of growing in our capacity to lead -- how can we best prepare for our next leadership role?


2009-06-24T00:00:00+00:00 June 24th, 2009|Categories: Leadership|

Good commands all have one thing in common -- a healthy atmosphere of respect for authority.