Welcome to day three of the Moral Leadership Conference. On this day, we hear about Corrie ten Boom from Dr. Kathleen Patterson. Corrie ten Boom took a moral stand during World War II by hiding Jews. She could have taken an easy road, one without suffering, and ridden out a war in relative peace. And yet, her morality would not allow such a choice. She continues to inspire to this day.
Dr. Patterson, a professor at the School of Business & Leadership, has been at Regent University since 1999 and is noted as an expert on servant leadership both domestically and internationally. She coordinates an annual Servant Leadership Research Roundtable on the east coast in Virginia Beach, Va., where both scholars and practitioners meet together to engage in servant leadership discourse. As well, she has co-coordinated two Global Servant Leadership Roundtables at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2008), as well as at Monash University in Melbourne Australia (2012). She has spoken about servant leadership in North American, South America, Asia, Europe, and Australia—on every continent with the exception of Antarctica. Dr. Patterson serves on the board of directors for the Larry C. Spears Center for Servant Leadership, and is the editor of the Journal of Virtues & Leadership. In addition, she serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Servant Leadership and is involved in numerous consulting projects locally, nationally and abroad.
Moderator: Dr. Kathleen Patterson
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