• Blogs,  Vic Stanley

    Leadership & The Imago Dei Part I

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr. Introduction What Is Leadership? Leadership is the process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Leadership is often thought of as a one-time event or opportunity, but it is…

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    The Bible & Team Leadership

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr. The leadership theory often associated with Christianity tends to be servant leadership. Jesus is often held up as a perfect example of the servant leader, and scripture implores Christians to follow his example. However, the…

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    Christian Leadership: The Good Shepherd

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr.* Ezekiel 34 paints a picture of the wicked and unfaithful shepherds over Israel. These shepherds misled the people and took advantage of them. They allowed the “sheep” to remain weak, lost, sick, and desolate, only…

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    A Brief Overview of Covenant Theology

    Written By Victor Stanley Jr. Though this system is rooted in ancient ideas, it was more fully systematized in the Westminster Confession of 1647. Those responsible for fleshing out the system of Covenant Theology include John Owen (d. 1683), Jonathan…

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    Leadership & The Gospel

    Written By Victor Stanley Jr. Christian leaders must always look to scripture as the basis for leadership. With the focal point of scripture being the gospel, it only makes sense to consider what implications the gospel has with regard to…

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    The Beginnings of Leadership

    Written By Victor Stanley Jr. Most Christian leaders would agree that they should look to Jesus as the example of a perfect leader. However, to truly understand what it means to lead like Christ, one must consider the theological implications…

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    A Look Into Buddhism

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr. Introduction In March 2015 I along with several students from my class visited the Dharmapala Kadampa Buddhist Center in Roanoke, Virginia. While there we sat through a meditation service led by one of the student…