In this radio interview with Bob Crittenden of Faith Radio’s “The Meeting House,” Dr. Joe Savage shared some principles of leadership, relating some real-life examples of the application of leadership principles consistent with Scripture.
Dr. Joe Savage, Director of the Center for Leadership and Executive Dean of the School of Christian Ministries at University of Mobile, provided some encouragement for the beginning of the school year and shared an inspiring story about a young man who overcame a speech impediment to become an in-demand motivational speaker.
In this radio interview with Bob Crittenden of Faith Radio’s “The Meeting House”, Dr. Joe Savage discussed the concept of making the summer a “summer of service”, challenging families to engage in doing good to others in the name of Christ. For more information on the Center, go to www.umcenterforleadership.org.
In this radio interview with Bob Crittenden of Faith Radio’s “The Meeting House,” Dr. Joe Savage shared about the role of prayer in historical revivals, as well as the importance of prayer in spiritual leadership.
There is little doubt that morality and consciousness in America have steeply declined over the past four decades. A recent Gallup poll reveals that 45% of those surveyed describe morality in the United States as “poor” while only 15% say that morality is “good” or “excellent.”[i] One does not have to look far to see that America has a declining moral standard that it is only getting worse.
But could it be possible that the current political and economic hardships we are facing as a nation are directly linked to our moral condition? Continue Reading…
Note from Joe Savage: Voting fraud cannot be tolerated in America. It undermines everything that this country stands for. Those who commit or participate in this selfish, undemocratic practice should be immediately imprisoned or better yet kicked out of the country and stripped of U.S. citizenship. It cannot and should not be tolerated at any level!
The following is an article written by my friend and colleague Quin Hillyer. I encourage you to read it and volunteer to help “True the Vote.” Continue Reading…
Aaron Beam Jr.’s story reads like the “Great American Success Story”: start a company from zero, raise some venture capital, take the company public in two years, become a millionaire overnight and see the company become the darling of Wall Street. But this success story didn’t end there. Instead, Beam found himself in the middle of a corporate scandal, lost almost everything and ended up in prison in 2005 (excerpt from www.aaronbeam.com). Beam recently sat down with students at the University of Mobile to give his thoughts on fraud, ethics, and success after the HealthSouth disaster. The following are some of his excerpts:
In 1806, Webster published a dictionary that defined success as being “generous, prosperous, healthy and kind.” Today, Webster’s defines success as “the attainment of wealth, fame, and rank.” We need to go back to the old definition. This new definition is not success.
“Now it was about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour. Then the sun was darkended and the veil of the temple was torn in two. And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, ‘Father into Your hands I commit My spirit.’ Having said this, He breathed His last” (Luke 23:44-46).
The blog is to remind you that it was right now that the earth stood dark as Jesus paid for your sins while dying on an old rugged cross. His death for you was brutal. His sacrifice for you was great. His love for you was and is enduring.
If you have not done so already, will you take a moment to stop what you are doing and give Jesus thanks and praise for His personal love and great sacrifice for you?
Here are a few Scriptures to consider:
“He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again” (2 Corinthians 5:15). Do you live for self or Christ?
“But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8). Do you recognize that God loves you so much, that He willingly reached out to you and paid a sin penalty for you, so that you can have a relationship with Him?
“Jesus Christ made himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death on the cross. Therefore, God has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow . . . and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father” (Philippians 2:7-11). Have you bowed to Jesus today and confessed Him as Lord, to the glory of God the Father?
If you do not have Jesus as your Savior, His death will still not be in vanity, but certainly your life will be. Think about it!
Let me know if I can do anything for you. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!