The Leader Board is a series of five half-day leadership development sessions designed to equip marketplace leaders to impact their spheres of influence for the kingdom of God.
- 7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet
- 8:00 AM Leadership Lessons from the Word (Bible Study with a DTS Professor)
- 9:15 AM Featured Speaker
- 10:00 AM “Up Close & Personal” Q & A with Featured Speaker
- 10:30 AM Closing Remarks
Dallas Country Club | Dallas, TX
What happens at each session?
Each Leader Board session will feature:
- Leadership principles from the Bible taught by Dallas Theological Seminary professors
- Real-world insight from recognized leaders including a Q & A session
- Interaction with other marketplace leaders and opportunities to be encouraged and challenged
“These sessions have allowed us to interact with other
"believer leaders" and great biblical speakers. It's
not so much what we say as it is how we treat our people, our vendors,
our customers, and each other!”
McQueary Henry Bowles Troy, LLP
“The Leader Board is a reminder that our business is God's
gracious provision, a vehicle through which we honor Him and advance
His kingdom purposes.”
Edward Jones Investments
Wednesday, February 3 | Session 1
Dr. Tony Evans
Dr. Tony Evans is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, as well as founder and president of The Urban Alternative. As a pastor, teacher, and author, Tony serves the body of Christ by conveying complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. He is the former chaplain of the Dallas Cowboys, and the current chaplain of the Dallas Mavericks. His radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, is aired worldwide.
Dr. Scott Horell
Professor of Theological Studies
Wednesday, April 6 | Session 2
Jeff Lamb serves as executive vice president/Corporate Services for Southwest Airlines. Among his numerous duties and accomplishments there, he led Southwest in its acquisition of AirTran in 2011 and 2012. He comes to Leader Board with 34 years of experience in the corporate world in four distinct industries: oil & gas, media, real estate, and aviation. He also sits on the National Board of Directors for Children’s Medical Center, Dallas.
Dr. Jonathan Murphy
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
Wednesday, June 1 | Session 3
Dr. Gary Cook
Dr. Gary Cook is the president and chancellor of Dallas Baptist University. During his tenure, which began in 1988, enrollment at DBU has grown nearly 200 percent to about 5,500 students, while the school’s net assets have grown more than 750 percent to $170 million. In 2004, the Board of Trustees voted to establish the Gary Cook Graduate School of Leadership in honor of their leader. Gary also serves on the board of Baylor University Medical Center.
Dr. Mark Yarbrough
Academic Dean, Associate Professor of Bible Exposition
Wednesday, August 31 | Session 4
STEVE GREEN is president of Hobby Lobby, a family-owned business that has grown to more than 600 stores in 46 states, with 30,000 employees and more than $3.65 billion in annual sales. In 2009, the Green family purchased its first biblical artifact, and has since amassed more than 40,000 items, which now comprise the Green Collection. Today, Steve devotes half of his time to that endeavor and its related projects, which include the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC (opening in fall 2017).
Dr. Darrell Bock
Senior Research Professor of New Testament
Wednesday, November 9 | Session 5
Bob Pritchett co-founded Faithlife Corporation, which produces Logos Bible Software, and serves as president and CEO. He is a thought-leader in the software and electronic publishing industry, and among his numerous honors he was named as a 2005 winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He is the author of Fire Someone Today: And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success, and the just-released Start Next Now: How to Get the Life You’ve Always Wanted.
Dr. Mark Bailey
President, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition