Owen Phelps, Ph.D. will present a "Catholic Leading Like Jesus Encounter" at 7 p.m. April 20 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center on the campus of Newman University. The event is free and open to the public.
Phelps is a nationally known Catholic facilitator and trainer, and director of the Yeshua Catholic International Leadership Institute, which provides leadership development for Catholic priests, deacons and laity. He is the author of the book The Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus: Introducing S3 Leadership — Servant, Steward, and Shepherd.
Phelps is also an instructor in the College of Business and Management at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wis., and a senior communications consultant to the Catholic Diocese of Rockford, Ill. In 2009, the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals awarded Phelps the President's Medallion for "lifetime achievements and contributions to Catholic communications." The previous year he was made a Knight of the Order of St. Gregory the Great by Pope Benedict XVI.
The Lead Like Jesus movement was co-founded by Ken Blanchard, co-author of the best-seller The One Minute Manager, as well as Lead Like Jesus and more than two dozen other books.
For more information about the Yeshua Catholic International Leadership Institute or for further Leading Like Jesus events at the Diocese of Wichita's Spiritual Life Center, visitwww.yeshualeader.com.