Home » Videos » Leadership & Development Videos

Leadership & Development Videos

We are fortunate to meet and work with many of the great leaders across the Pacific Northwest and the country.

The videos below gather some of their foremost pieces of wisdom and advice for those in the business and nonprofit sector. Please take some time to explore these clips for insight into leadership, team building and mentorship.

'On Leadership' Series Playlist

Leadership is not just one quality. It is a collection of tools and experiences. In this series, some of the region's brightest minds share thoughts on what makes an effective leader and how organizations can cultivate future generations to drive change.

Conflicted Civility Playlist

As our society struggles with growing divides and decreased civility, Dr. Richard Mouw shares his thoughts on how we can work together to serve the common good effectively.

'On Leadership' Series | Driving Mission

An organization's mission is a window into creativity and growth. Learn more about what this means from Mako Fujimura of Fuller Theological Seminary.

'On Leadership' Series | Creating a Movement

Mako Fujimura of Fuller Theological Seminary advocates for creating movements over creating institutions to inspire and engage leadership.

'On Leadership' Series | Empathy

Mako Fujimura of Fuller Theological Seminary discusses the critical need for learning empathy.

'On Leadership' Series | Nurturing Talents

Mako Fujimura of Fuller Theological Seminary discusses the need to steward young leaders’ talents by nurturing and providing opportunities for growth, even when such growth ends in unexpected ways.

'On Leadership' Series | Ride Along

Sometimes the best lessons come from "riding along." Learn more about this heart-touching experience of mentorship from Steve Moore, executive director of the Murdock Trust.

'On Leadership' Series | Avoiding Redundancy

Brenda Salter McNeil, Associate Professor of Reconciliation Studies at Seattle Pacific University, discusses the opportunity afforded her to share about her experience in the black church, and the importance of seizing such opportunities when they arise.

'On Leadership' Series | Kairos Moment

Kairos time— a moment in history that is unique—must be seized to achieve great change. Brenda Salter McNeil, associate professor of reconciliation studies at Seattle Pacific University, examines this concept.

'On Leadership' Series | To Listen is to Learn

Celeste Cranston of Seattle Pacific University explains the importance of listening in leadership.

'On Leadership' Series | The Power of Relationships

Patricia Talton, president of Northwest Leadership Foundation, says that building deep and real relationships is a foundation on which developing leadership can succeed.

'On Leadership' Series | Transforming a City

Cities rise and fall based on their leadership. Patricia Talton, president of Northwest Leadership Foundation, shares that future leaders must have space and opportunity to practice their craft before they can help a city thrive.

'On Leadership' Series | Passing the Torch

Kohl Crecelius, CEO of Krochet Kids International, argues that the organization a leader leaves behind is as or more important than that leader’s individual successes. Being prepared to hand leadership to those who come after is “the most graceful thing we can do.”

'On Leadership' Series | Sherpa Style Mentoring

Sarah Baldwin, vice president of student development at Asbury University, explains that, as professionals embark on the journey of their career, mentors serve as sherpas to guide them along their path.

'On Leadership' Series | Mentorship is Discipleship

Is "busy-ness" really so important to a modern leader? Tod Bolsinger of Fuller Theological Seminary does not think so.

'On Leadership' Series | Built Into Our DNA

Tod Bolsinger of Fuller Theological Seminary talks about the need for intentionality in developing new leaders

'On Leadership' Series | Developing the Future

Rich Stearns, president of World Vision, makes the case for succession planning and “developing the bench”—cultivating people who are ready to step into leadership when needed.

'On Leadership' Series | Who Will Teach Leadership?

Rich Stearns, president of World Vision, argues that everyone is responsible for developing and taking an active interest in young leaders.

'On Leadership' Series | The World as God Sees It

Rich Stearns, president of World Vision, talks about “seeing the world through God’s eyes," suggesting we remove the lenses through which we view our world and attempt to see and embrace the world in love.

'On Leadership' Series | The Importance of Mission

Rich Stearns, president of World Vision, explains that our mission statement defines who we are and what we seek to do in this world, a critical guideline for any organization.

'On Leadership' Series | In Between Leadership

We are always in a position of leading and being led. Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, discusses the value of being "in between."

'On Leadership' Series | The Big Christian Enterprise

Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, describes the worldwide need for leadership.

'On Leadership' Series | Transitional Leadership

Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, argues that every leader is a transitional leader. Focusing on developing the next generation of leaders—those who will follow you—is a necessary part of every leader’s responsibility.

'On Leadership' Series | Thoughtful Leadership

Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, describes leadership as a need in organizations, communities and nations worldwide. Something that comes from “thoughtful, purposeful moral vision."

'On Leadership' Series | Investing in Others

Terry McGonigal of Whitworth University demonstrates the mentoring model of Jesus among his disciples.

'On Leadership' Series | Calling For the Best

Annie Jones-Barnes of Northwest Leadership Foundation discusses the need for patience when developing leaders.

'On Leadership' Series | Looking Under Rocks

Leaders can, and should, be found everywhere, according to Annie Jones-Barnes of Northwest Leadership Foundation.

'On Leadership' Series | Over the Shoulder and Through the Heart

Steve Garber of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture talks about the importance of mentors letting young leaders observe the mentor in action, try their hand at the work and then make it their own.

Cultivating Conviction & Passion

There are times when civility simply is not enough to address our challenges. Dr. Richard Mouw examines how we respond to convicted civility.

Every Person is Full of Hopes & Dreams

Dr. Richard Mouw underscores the importance of self reflection in leadership.

The Hard Work of Convicted Civility

Convictions must be tempered with a gentle tone. Dr. Richard Mouw explains how this applies in leadership.

A Journey Toward Convicted Civility

Dr. Richard Mouw shares his own journey as a leader of faith in addressing challenges facing the broader community.

God Loves a Pluralistic Society

Dr. Richard Mouw encourages us to celebrate the things that make us different as they also make our society stronger.

Leadership: Living with the Mystery of God's Work

How do we nurture the people within our organizations? Dr. Richard Mouw examines this question from a spiritual perspective.

Common Grace for the Common Good

Learning and partnering with others is the most effective way to serve the common good. Dr. Richard Mouw examines this concept as it relates to interfaith efforts.

Essentials of Development

Making grants to nonprofit organizations is critical to the Murdock Trust mission—but that’s just part of what we do. Our enrichment programs help nonprofit executives, educators, business/community leaders and other influencers better serve their organizations and communities. In this video, we look at the Essentials of Development enrichment program.