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Dealing with Loneliness and Leadership

Clergy and judicatory executives know that leadership can be a lonely and isolating experience, and the higher a person climbs in an organization, the greater the risk of isolation. This is partly because upwardly mobile leaders have fewer and fewer peers while their responsibilities and access to privileged information increases and the import of their decisions becomes more profound. However, there are ways to practice leadership that minimize the risk and experience of isolation. Read the full article on the weight of leadership, the risk of isolation, and 10 ways to avoid becoming an isolated leaderon the website of Faith & Leadership, an offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

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Inspiration from the Liturgical Letter for 26th Sunday after Pentecost

Confidence in Our Creator"Lord, we take refuge in you (Psalm 16), for you listen to our despair (1 Samuel 1:4-20) and...

Practicing Gratitude

My wife and I recently relocated, which led us to visit a half-dozen churches in the past two months. Each seemed to...

2019 BAA Trailblazer of the Year named by Union Presbyterian Seminary

The Black Alumni Association (BAA) of Union Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to announce and to recognize the Rev. Dr....

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