EventsWinter Speaker Series Event
Topic: The Interplay of Bodies and Influence in Leadership: A New Economics of Power
Friday, January 24, 2014, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
George Fox's Portland Center, 12753 S.W. 68th Ave., Portland
Featuring MaryKate Morse, Professor of Leadership; Spiritual Formation
How do our bodies “speak” even before we say a word? How do groups instinctively “size you up” and decide who influences them? Observing these leadership realities Dr. Morse studied the relationship of our physical bodies to influence. Using the historical Jesus as a model she proposes a new economics for the use of power in social settings.
About MaryKate Morse
MaryKate Morse is Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Formation at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. She received an M.A. in Biblical Studies and an M.Div. from Western Evangelical Seminary, now George Fox Evangelical Seminary. She received her doctorate from Gonzaga University where she studied the characteristics of renewal leadership as modeled by Jesus. She is a recorded Quaker pastor, church planter, spiritual director and leadership mentor, conference and retreat speaker, writer and author of Making Room for Leadership: Power, Space, and Influence and A Guidebook to Prayer. MaryKate is married to Randy and has three adult children and four grandchildren. She enjoys being with family, hiking, reading, exploring new places, and playing with her puppy, Tess.
R.S.V.P. by January 17, 2014 (complete form below)
Questions? Contact Darla Norgren at firstname.lastname@example.org.