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Bishop Little’s Leadership

Linda Buskirk writes in tribute to the Rt. Rev. Edward S. Little II, Bishop of Northern Indiana, at Vital Posts:

Communicating the right priorities is one of the keys to strategic leadership. I offer a glimpse of Little here as a model of such leadership.

Little’s strategic legacy began with his seating sermon in 2000, in which he called on his new flock to embrace the lighthouse as a vision for individual and congregational ministries. To prompt and guide, he set four core values for the diocese:

  1. A passion for the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  2. A heart for the lost
  3. A willingness to do whatever it takes
  4. A commitment to one another

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