In episode 124 of Linch with a Leader, Mike sits down with Pastor, Author, Educator and “Leader of Leaders” Dr. Mark Rutland. Mike & Dr. Rutland look back at his incredible journey and how God is still using him in big ways in leading leaders. Dr. Rutland is the picture of “Living Leadership” for leaders at all levels!
Dr. Mark Rutland is the Founder and Executive Director of the National Institute of Christian Leadership. He is a New York Times Best Selling author, educator, charismatic leader, businessman and a nationally recognized figure in Christian higher education.
He served as the President of two prominent Christian universities from 1999 to 2013. Additionally, Dr. Rutland has served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Assembly of God in Orlando, Florida; and as an Associate Pastor at Mount Paran Church of God in Atlanta, Georgia.
He is also the Founder of Global Servants, a ministry in Ghana and Thailand. In 1988, Global Servants opened House of Grace. Located in Northern Thailand, House of Grace is a home for tribal girls at risk of being sold into sexual slavery.
Dr. Rutland is the author of more than sixteen books including a New York Times Bestseller, ReLaunch. His other books include: Launch Out into the Deep, The Finger of God, Hanging by a Thread, Behind the Glittering Mask, Streams of Mercy, God of the Valleys, Nevertheless, Dream, Character Matters, Power, Holiness, Resurrection, Most Likely to Succeed, and David the Great.
Dr. Rutland and his wife, Alison, have one son, two daughters, four grandsons, and two granddaughters.
This episode is so full of great wisdom & leadership from Dr. Rutland! Hope you enjoy!