Category: Christian Leadership

Now for a Synod on Women in the Church

Catholic Women Speak conference in Rome. A South African representative to a Catholic women’s conference in Rome last month has called for a synod on women. At the Catholic Women Speak conference in Rome, she noted that the needs of Catholic women in Africa or India differ from those in Europe or the US.

New Guide on Praying the Scriptures

Bernadette Chellew’s Praying the Scriptures: 8 Chapters of Lectio Divina Reflections makes use of Judeo-Christian Scriptures, as well as the ancient Lectio Divina practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer, with the author promising to explore the “eight aspects of prayer” with readers.

Habits that Make You an Effective Person

We look at habits that can make a leader an effective person, and will draw much from Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. For a Christian leader there are two levels of personal leadership development: the providential and the personal initiative.