Mark Craig Leadership Network

A ministry of Highland Park United Methodist Church

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           ABOUT US

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.

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

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.

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 won there is […]

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 […]

The Witness of Bob

Recently I made the Sunday morning rounds at our church which include shaking the hands of all of the ushers dutifully assigned to the entrances of the sanctuary.  I noticed that one of our long-time ushers – Bob- had lost noticeably lost weight. I shook Bob’s hand and thanked him for being a great ambassador for the church […]