The Leadership Journey Podcast: Ken Clarke (part 2 – repost)

This week’s episode continues the story of Ken Clarke’s leadership journey. Ken (who recently celebrated the 49th anniversary of his 21st birthday) is one of the most respected Christian leaders in Northern Ireland and further afield. Ken has served the Church in several roles, including as a local church minister and as a bishop.

Ken (Fanta) Clarke: looking relaxed after spending the afternoon on a course

Among other things, Ken shares these four important pieces of advice for leaders:

And there are these four key pieces of advice:

  • Don’t be a maverick: think team!
  • Remember that team members have different capacities;
  • Have soul friends;
  • Guard your heart (Proverbs 4:23).

Next week the podcast goes international when the guest will be Sladjan Milenkovic a young Serbian leader. He is the director of HUB (Christian Trust Belgrade) which includes a small Bible school which I have had the opportunity to visit over the past few years. He has a wonderful story to tell, and the interview also throws some light into a part of the world that is easily overlooked by many evangelicals.

The Leadership Journey Podcast: Ken Clarke (repost)

Happy Birthday!

This week, a previous guest on the podcast, has a special birthday. Bishop Ken (Fanta) Clarke is celebrating the 50th anniversary of turning 20! It’s about a year since I posted a couple of podcasts featuring his story. Here again is part one, with part two coming next week. Beyond that watch for some new episodes.

Happy birthday, Ken – and God bless you in the new decade ahead!

The Leadership Journey Podcast, Season 2, Episode 28: Dave Linton and the Madlug story (part 2)

This week, Dave Linton talks about the story of Madlug, the successful social enterprise that he launched, aimed at helping give dignity to young people in the care system.

If you missed the first part of our conversation, you can catch it here.

Don’t forget to check the Madlug website, where you get information about the bags they sell and you can become part of Madlug’s story by purchasing your own bag.