Empowering servant leaders in the church and public sector to integrate faith into work.

Great leadership. It is the catalyst for success in any enterprise. Whether it be your place of work or in your own home. And we certainly believe that to be the case right here in the local church.

REV. PAUL RASMUSSEN / SENIOR MINISTER AT HIGHLAND PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

The Mark Craig Leadership Network empowers servant leaders working in the church and in the public sector to integrate their faith into their work. Through the Network's two-track program, our goal is to expand spiritual influence, by sending servant leaders into the community.

Working Faith

Designed for professionals to equip them with the skills necessary to integrate faith into work.

Craig Fellows and Residents

Created to empower servant leaders who wish to expand their spiritual influence through pursuing a career in ministry.

Eliminate Anxiety in Leadership

Do Not Be Anxious

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life…” Matthew 6:25a As I ponder the command from Jesus regarding anxiety, the first thought that comes to mind is: “easier said than done.”  Our human ability to project into the future gives us the tendency to care about the future which often leads to […]

Leadership Archetypes in Football

Super Bowl LIII: Archetypes on Display

The iconic championship game is over and now the press accounts are pouring in. Since the Patriots won – the narrative goes that the wise old fox Tom Brady was able to use his experience and composure to guide the Patriots to their sixth Super Bowl victory. Of course, had the Rams […]

Hymns and Leadership

Now Thank We All Our God

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we would do well to turn in our United Methodist hymnals to hymn number 102 “Now Thank We All Our God.” If you will look down in the left hand corner you will see that the lyrics have been written by Martin Rinkart and it says the […]