2010 Jan-Feb

January-February 2010
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Articles for the January-February 2010 issue of McCormick Notes in Brief
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LEAD event provides a bridge between seminary and local church
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LEAD 2010 will take place on Saturday, March 6th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at this year’s host church, First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights.
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LEAD will take place on Saturday, March 6th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights

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By the Rev. Grayson Van Camp, Director of Alumni/ae Relations

For the past three years, McCormick Theological Seminary and Chicago Presbytery have partnered to present LEAD, an annual Leadership, Education and Development event for pastors, Sunday School teachers, church musicians, youth workers, mission workers, church elders, deacons, trustees and church members.

Leadership in a changing world
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A group of 19 students gathered in September to begin McCormick's first session of the new Certificate in Executive Leadership program
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A group of 19 students gathered in September to begin McCormick's first session of the new Certificate in Executive Leadership program

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By the Rev. Jeff Japinga, Associate Dean, Doctor of Ministry Programs

Thirty years ago, James MacGregor Burns won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for a volume titled, simply, Leadership. Through five hundred pages, Burns outlined the theory and practice of transformational leadership that would, he wrote, “empower leaders to demonstrate genuine moral leadership.”

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Alumnus David Barnhart talks about his time since McCormick
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Most of my friends didn’t understand why I wanted to go to seminary. To them, seminary was a place where aspiring ministers go to be indoctrinated and then locked within the four walls of the church for prayers, bible, and preaching – with little or no contact with the outside world

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By David Barnhart