From the desk of Dr. Arrington
Proverbs 18:15 “Intelligent people always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge.” Leaders are readers! Did you know that? I’ll prove it. Consider the following words by Philosopher Parker Palmer: “But if is true that we are made for community, then leadership is everyone’s vocation, and it can be an evasion to insist that it is not. When we live in the close-knit ecosystem called community, everyone follows and everyone leads.” The Church is a community of believers, of citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven that is called to influence the world with the light, life, and love of Jesus Christ. We’re called to dwell in healthy, harmonious community and called to impact the communities we live, work, and play in. Therefore, leadership is part of our portfolio. You have a gifts, knowledge, and time to give. So, you need to edify yourself so you can give your best. That means you must constantly make the investment to produce the best version of yourself. An easy way to do this is to…read!