Integrity and Leadership

“If you want to lead others, you’ve got to have their trust, and you can’t have their trust without integrity”–Corporate CEO.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you”–John E. Southard.

“You can’t delegate doing the right thing.”

“The effective innovator is the person who is willing to share the credit
generously for successes, and to carry gracefully by himself the blame for the
failures”–Lyle Schaller.

“To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ”–Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

“If you do a good job for others you heal yourself at the same time because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure”–Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)