Anita Eastlack

Movement Over Model

Movement Over Model

A primary role of The Wesleyan Church Division of Church Multiplication and Discipleship (CMAD) is resourcing. Most of the best resources and practices for ministry are constantly being created in a number of local churches where they are born out of real needs and...
Leading Like Jesus

Leading Like Jesus

My friend, Josmar, shared that she took offense when someone told her that she is a leader. “I’m not a dictator!” she replied. We agreed that the word “leader” brings a variety of reactions, depending on your definition. There is no...
Journey Into Spirit-filled Leadership

Journey Into Spirit-filled Leadership

Spirit-filled Leader My journey with Jesus and his still small voice has fine-tuned my definition to include “joyful surrender” and “courageous influence.” It’s not enough to surrender. It can mistakenly have residues of martyrdom,...
Who Is Your Why

Who Is Your Why

Why do you do the things you do and who do you do them for? That was a children’s video theme song when our two oldest children, Aaron and Bethany, were little. I don’t know if they think about it now that they are adults, but that song is often in my head. “Why do I...
In the fullness of time: it’s that time again

In the fullness of time: it’s that time again

Four hundred years ago. That’s how long it’s been since the first slaves were brought to America. In August 1619, “20 and odd” enslaved Africans were brought to the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia. “Four hundred years” turns my thoughts to Scripture. My...
Living as a sent one

Living as a sent one

When I began to travel for my current job, I preferred to cocoon on the plane. I used the time to catch up on emails and sleep. It didn’t take long for me to sense the Holy Spirit’s conviction, as the Lord was nudging me out of my cocoon. I must live as a sent one....
A Theological Framework on Women

A Theological Framework on Women

A call to full participation The Wesleyan-Holiness tradition of Christianity affirms women in leadership at all levels in churches because of the teachings of Scripture, longstanding tradition of empowering women in pastoral leadership, and manifest evidence of God’s...